Four types of soil (Rocky, Stoney, Weedy, and Good)
Sower is Jesus Christ and all the preachers of the Word
o Matthew 13:37ܡܬܝ ܝܓ:37
o Acts 9:15ܦܪܟܣܝܣ ܛ:15
Seed is the Word of the Kingdom, Word of God - Matthew 13:19ܡܬܝ ܝܓ:19
o Luke 8:11ܠܘܩܐ ܚ:11
o Soil is the heart - Matthew 13:19ܡܬܝ ܝܓ:19
1) The wayside soil (vs. 19) – Unresponsive heart
The heart has become a road, crossed by the multitude of sins day after day.
Never broken up nor softened by conviction ܡܲܢܚܲܣܬܵܐ ܕܐܸܢܝܲܬ, never softened by repentanceܡܘܼܪܟܸܚ݂ܐ ܒܝܲܕ ܬܵܘܲܒܬܵܐ, the heart grows callousܒܸܩܘܵܝܵܐ ܝܠܹܐ,
Satan snatches it away through the influence of false teachers, fear of men doubt and pride.
2) The rocky soil (vs. 20-21) – Impulsive heart
Here’s the person who has shallow faith and emotional.
o Matthew 22:11-14 ܡܬܝ ܟܒ:11 – 14
They never realized that to be a Christian could cost you something.
o John 6:66ܝܘܚܢܢ ܘ:66
Trouble and persecutionܐܘܼܠܨܵܢܵܐ ܝܲܢ ܛܪܵܕܬܵܐare very helpful.
3) The weedy soil (vs. 22) – Preoccupied heart
The combination of the world and the deceitful of riches choke the Word.
o Luke 16:13ܠܘܩܐ ܝܘ:13
o James 4:4ܝܥܩܘܒܼ ܕ:4
o I John 2:15ܐ. ܝܘܚܢܢ ܒ:15
The good seed is not native to your soul, weeds are.
4) The good soil (vs. 23) – Well-prepared heart
This is the fruitful hearer, understands the Word.
o Luke 8:15, Mark 4:20ܠܘܩܐ ܚ:15، ܡܪܩܘܣ ܕ:20
o Hebrews 13:15ܥܒܼܖ̈ܝܐ ܝܓ:15
Galatians 5:22-23ܓܠܛܝ̈ܐ ܗ:22 – 23