The Parables And Teaching Of Jesus

Devotional

The Parable of the Sower



What is “good soil”? The various “soils” in the parable represent human hearts. Transformation of the inner life, rather than external conformity, seems to be an important theme in the story. Though Jesus explained what poor soil represented, he did not explain what good soil represented. This frustrating element of Jesus’ teaching method leads the reader to additional questions.



What do you think “good soil” represents?