October 8, 2023

A Parable on Hearing Rightly

Preacher: Zach Fallon Series: Parables from the King // Sermons on Matthew 13 Scripture: Matthew 13:1–23


  • “Hear him, hear him”
  • What is a Parable?
  • Why Parables?
  • Parables Conceal or Reveal

A Hardened Path that the Word Can’t Penetrate

  • Many Ears Travel the Path
  • Packed Down Over Time
  • A Second Worker in This Field
  • Devouring Birds

Rocky Ground Where the Word Doesn’t Last

  • Starting Fast, But Doesn’t Last
  • How Deep Does the Word Get?
  • The Hardness of Life the Test
  • Don’t Be a Ramblin’ Man

A Patch of Thorns that Chokes the Word Out

  • MMA Fighter
  • Thorn 1: The Cares of the World
  • Thorn 2: The Deceitfulness of Riches

Good Soil that the Word Produces Supernaturally Abundant Fruit

  • Good Soil Is not Bad Soil
  • Definition by Negation
  • A Living Faith Produces Lasting Fruit
  • Immediately, Deeply, Exclusively

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