An Expositional Sermon
“Four Soils and Two Ways to Live”
Big Idea: Don’t let what you think you know about Jesus blind and deafen you to who He really is and to what He taught.
Application: Is your heart good soil receiving the gospel of the kingdom and bearing fruit in your life?
(1) The Purpose of Jesus Teaching in Parables (Matthew 13:10-15)
a. To Undermine Self-Deception and Teach Truth to Hard Closed Hearts
b. To Separate those Inside the Kingdom from Those Outside the Kingdom
(2) The Parable of the Soils (Matthew 13:1-9)
(3) Four Soils and Two Ways to Live (Matthew 13:16-17)