By Michael Julian
Pastor, Macedonia Baptist Church, Kenton
Focal Passage: Matthew 13:3-8,18-23
Sharing Christ is a mandate. Sharing Christ is a must. It is not something that can wait. It is a matter of trust. But, the question remains active for our present generation. Are we going to share Christ without reservation?
I love the parables of Jesus. They can be short in length and long in meaning. The parable for this week is one of the better known parables, and it even comes with specific explanations by the Lord.
Here, we discover how people react to the gospel message. The sower sows faithfully, broadcasting the Word of God on all types of soil. That is done without reservation, even though different reactions are elicited. Are we prepared to unreservedly broadcast the gospel wherever we are and to whoever may listen? If we will trust God to work, that will aid our endeavor. [Read more…]