Chapter 4 The Mystery of the Kingdom of God
The parable of the Sower • The sower = Jesus • The seed = His Word • The soil = Heart • The Road way = Stubborn (no self control, self centered) • The Stony Ground = Moody ( No roots not faithful not consistent in his relation with God lake of faith (weak) fails at any trials or temptations
The parable of the Sower • The cares of this world = Paranoia • The deceitfulness of riches = Steamy Self impassion • The desires for other things = Desire of flesh and desire of the soul
The parable of the Sower • Good Soil = Thirty , Sixty and Hundred fold • Three bad soil can change and became fruitful if it Listen and obyed the Word of God.
modios (mod'-ee-os); of Latin origin; a modius, i.e. certain measure for things dry (the quantity or the utensil), KJV - bushel. • NT:3087 • luchnia (lookh-nee'-ah); from NT:3088; a lamp-stand (literally or figuratively): Telchnia Ennob ettoiott= The Golden Lampstand
Mark 4:21Light Under a Basket take heed : • blepo (blep'-o); a primary verb; to look at (literally or figuratively) • behold, beware, lie, look (on, to), perceive, regard, see, sight • The more you strive to have a spiritual ear the more will be given to you to know the mystery of God’s kningdom
The Kingdom Grows • Mark 4:26 • The Parable of the Growing Seed • Mark 4:27 • and should sleep by night and rise by day It is a continues effort daily toward the Kingdom of God • Mark 4:27 • the seed should sprout and grow, he himself does not know how • We do not know HOW ? But we reap the result ?
John 6:35 • And Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger • John 6:48-51 • 48 I am the bread of life. 49 Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and are dead. 50 This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that one may eat of it and not die. 51 I am the living bread which came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever; and the bread that I shall give is My flesh, which I shall give for the life of the world."
Mark 4:30The Parable of the Mustard Seed • John 1:45-49 • 45 Philip found Nathanael and said to him, "We have found Him of whom Moses in the law, and also the prophets, wrote — Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph." • 46 And Nathanael said to him,"Can anything good come out of Nazareth?" • Philip said to him, "Come and see." • 47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward Him, and said of him, "Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom is no deceit!" • 48 Nathanael said to Him, "How do You know me?" • Jesus answered and said to him, "Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you." • 49 Nathanael answered and said to Him, "Rabbi, You are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!" • NKJV • St. Paul • Smarten Women • Zacchaius
Mark 4:35Wind and Wave Obey Jesus • lailaps (lah'-ee-laps); of uncertain derivation; a whirlwind (squall): • KJV - storm, tempest. • siopao (see-o-pah'-o); from siope (silence, i.e. a hush; properly, muteness, i.e. involuntary stillness, or inability to speak; and thus differing from NT:4602, which is rather a voluntary refusal or indisposition to speak, although the terms are often used synonymously); to be dumb (but not deaf also, like NT:2974 properly); figuratively, to be calm (as quiet water): • KJV - dumb, (hold) peace.