MARK – Chapter by Chapter Analysis

Chapter 4:1 through Chapter 4:20 Parable of the Soils

  1. What is the main subject?  The parable of the soils (hearts) and the sower of the Word, receiving the Word of God.
  2. Who are the main people? The large crowds, Jesus, His disciples and followers.
  3. What does it say about Christ? He taught many things using parables.
  4. What is the key or main verse?  v11 & 12 (11 And He was saying to them, “To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but for those who are outside, everything comes in parables, 12 so that while seeing they may see, and not perceive, and while hearing, they may hear, and not understand, otherwise they might return and it would be forgiven them.”)
  5. What is the central lesson?  You need to have a soft heart to truly receive the Word of God. (Soft hearts are a gift from God)
  6. What are the main promises?  v11
  7. What are the main commands? v9 (And He was saying, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear.”)
  8. What error should I avoid? Not understanding the parable, not hearing, and being on the outside of the followers of Jesus, not having soft soil / heart.
  9. What example is here?  v11 And He was saying to them, “To you has been given the mystery of the kingdom of God, but for those who are outside, everything comes in parables.
  10. What do I need most in this chapter to apply to my life today?  Ask for wisdom to understand all that Jesus said.

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