Parable of the sower

Parables of Jesus
The parable of the sower is Jesus’ attempt to explain why people may not respond even after we have repeatedly witnessed to them. According to Jesus, a lot of things can go wrong. People reject the gospel for so many different reasons. If we want to be effective in our evangelism, we need to be specific in our efforts and prayers. The more specific our prayers are, the more effective they will be. Below are just some of the reasons why people may not believe and what we can do to counter that. 1. The person does not understand. Perhaps he has chosen to close his eyes. Or it may be the devil who has blinded him. We can pray that God will remove the blindness from his eyes and…
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Parable of the friend at midnight

Parables of Jesus
(Luke 11:5-13) And he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread; {6} for a friend of mine has arrived, and I have nothing to set before him.' {7} And he answers from within, 'Do not bother me; the door has already been locked, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot get up and give you anything.' {8} I tell you, even though he will not get up and give him anything because he is his friend, at least because of his persistence he will get up and give him whatever he needs. {9} "So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given you; search,…
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