Faith versus doubt

It may be that we go through months, and even years, in a spiritual wilderness, becoming cynical about the Christian faith, doubting that God is in control and doubting his promises. It’s vital that we keep our focus on the beauty, sacrifice, love and grace of Jesus. It’s vital that he, and he alone, is the object of our faith.

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Four types of soil

Parables give us the best chance of seeing, hearing and understanding spiritual truths and the parable of the sower is no exception. The problem is with us; with our dull hearts, our stopped ears, our closed eyes, and our innate spiritual unconsciousness.

Each individual is represented by one of the 4 different soil types referenced in this parable. As Christians we should desire with all our heart to be the good, fruitful, soil.

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