Read Mark 4:1-20
Jesus often spoke to his followers in parables; stories which held a deeper spiritual meaning. It was a way of engaging those who really did want to understand more about God’s kingdom whilst discouraging others who were just trying to trip Jesus up.
The parable of the sower is the first of many in Mark’s gospel account, and there is an obvious application for us today.
Which of the four terrains (hard path, rocky ground, thorny ground, or good soil) best reflects our hearts when it comes to hearing the word of God?