Dirt

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Jun. 14, 2020

Mark 4:1-20

“Dirt”

1. Stories to a Large Crowd (vs. 1-9)

A. Parables to the Crowd (vs. 1-2)

B. Make sure you hear this

C. Seed sown

D. Conditions of the Dirt

E. Be sure that you listened!

2. The Disciples Were not Getting it (vs. 10-12)

A. Secret of the Kingdom

Mark 1:14-15

Romans 16:25-27

Matthew 6:10

1 Corinthians 4:19-20

1 Corinthians 6:9-11

B. See but not perceive

C. But there is a second chance

Isaiah 6:9-10

3. The Dirt Explained (vs. 13-20)

A. This is essential (v. 13)

B. Sower sows the word (v. 14)

1 Thessalonians 1:6

C. Path Dirt (v. 15)

1 Thessalonians 3:5

D. The Rocky Dirt (vs. 16-17)

2 Thessalonians 1:4

E. The Thorn infested ground (vs. 18-19)

-cares of the world

-the deceitfulness of riches

-desires for other things

1 John 2:15-17

F. Good Dirt (v. 20)

Galatians 5:22-23

Colossians 1:5-6


Reflection:

1. Where are you today? The seed has been sown but , where are you? Verse 12 shows an opportunity for repentance, forgiveness, and healing.

2. How often have the thorns in life caused you to lose focus on the Word and not be fruitful?