Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The Parables of Jesus

by Sakae Kubo

This is a book first posted on Grace Connection, the Magazine. There is no printed edition. This is the first chapter. All 30 chapters will appear on the Wheel in the following weeks

Chapter 1

THE FOUR SOILS: Mark 4:3-8

When Jesus called Peter, Andrew, James, and John, saying to them, "Follow me and I will make you fish for people," (Mk 1:18, 20) "they left their nets and followed him" and "left their father, Zebedee, in the boat with the hired men." They were so entranced with Jesus that their response was immediate. However, most people did not respond the way they had. The disciples were puzzled because to them Jesus' message and his personality were so attractive. Jesus explains using the parable of the four soils (Mk 4:3-8).

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