We all hear the word, but do we understand it?
Let’s look at the parable of the Sower and the Soils found in three of the gospels to see what it means to understand the word.
The Sower and the Soils
“A sower went out to sow his seed. And as he sowed, some fell by the wayside; and it was trampled down, and the birds of the air devoured it. Some fell on rock; and as soon as it sprang up, it withered away because it lacked moisture. And some fell among thorns, and the thorns sprang up with it and choked it. But others fell on good ground, sprang up, and yielded a crop a hundredfold.” When He had said these things He cried, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!” Luke 8:5-8
Luckily for us, Jesus explained this to the disciples and, by virtue, us…
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