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Luke 8:4-15: The Parable of The Sower

May 19, 2019 Speaker: Scott C. Jones Series: Luke: Parables of Jesus

Topic: Exposition Scripture: Luke 8:4–8:15

Luke 8:4-15:  The Parable of the Sower

     The Purpose of Parables

     “Now the Parable is This …”

     Our Response

Discipleship Guide & Reflection Questions

Launching Questions

  • Reread the text from Sunday (Luke 8:4-15). What do you remember most from the teaching on Sunday?
  • Can you think of a parable that has held particular meaning for you in your walk of faith? Explain why that parable stays with you.

Encourage

  • On Sunday, we said that the parables give us lenses for seeing and understanding the countercultural, upside-down nature of the kingdom of God. If someone were to ask you how the Kingdom of God is different from the world, how might you respond?

Challenge

  • Which of the soils do you most resonate with in terms of how you receive the activity and instruction of God? Be specific and honest in your response.
  • Pray specifically for one another that you would embody the description of the “good soil” in v. 15.