Gospel: A Response is Required

  1. The Parable (Mk 4:19)
    • Seed -
    • Path -
    • Rocky ground -
    • Thorns -
    • Good soil -

  2. How have you responded to the message of Jesus? (Mk 4:14-20)

    1. "I don't GET it." (Mk 4:15)

    2. "I can't TAKE it." (Mk 4:16-17)

    3. "I don't WANT it." (Mk 4:18-19)

    4. "I RECEIVE it." (Mk 4:20)

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Small Group Questions (Whole Group):
Read Mark 4:1-20

  1. How can you tell which way someone is responding to the Gospel? What does it look like if they are hard-hearted, shallow-­hearted, or worldly-­hearted?
     
  2. How do you know if someone truly receives Jesus? Can you really know? What evidence (or “fruit”) can you look for?
     
  3. What determines if someone produces 30­-fold, 60­-fold, or 100-­fold?


Breakout Questions:

Pray for someone, by name, that you know needs to receive Jesus as Lord and Savior. And pray for an opportunity to share with that person!