Text: Mark 4:26-34
The Seemingly Insignificant Planting of the Word (4:26-29)
- Jesus demonstrates how the kingdom of God grows in slow, incremental stages.
- Jesus displays how the kingdom of God is empowered by the Word of God as it is sown into our hearts.
The Incomprehensible Growth of the Word (4:30-34)
- Jesus presents a contrast of small beginnings of planted seeds to the harvest of incredible growth
- Jesus’ parable points to a future day where people from every tribe, tongue, and nation will be redeemed to take shelter in the branches provided by Jesus, the Savior of sinners.