Sermons on Mark
One of Jesus’ most famous parables concerns different types of dirt. These various kinds of soil and how they receive the farmer’s seed have much to teach us about what Jesus has come to do and how people in all ages should respond to Jesus. In which of these soils do you see yourself?
Jesus asked the impossible of his disciples, when he told them to feed the 5000 themselves. It was only when the disciples acknowledged that the task was impossible for them that Jesus worked a miracle, and included his disciples In the joy of His work. Recognising that a task is beyond us can be a prerequisite for God using us for that task.