Bible: Mk 4:14-20

4:14 The sower sows the word. 4:15 These are the ones on the path where the word is sown: Whenever they hear, immediately Satan 1  comes and snatches the word 2  that was sown in them. 4:16 These are the ones sown on rocky ground: As soon as they hear the word, they receive it with joy. 4:17 But 3  they have no root in themselves and do not endure. 4  Then, when trouble or persecution comes because of the word, immediately they fall away. 4:18 Others are the ones sown among thorns: They are those who hear the word, 4:19 but 5  worldly cares, the seductiveness of wealth, 6  and the desire for other things come in and choke the word, 7  and it produces nothing. 4:20 But 8  these are the ones sown on good soil: They hear the word and receive it and bear fruit, one thirty times as much, one sixty, and one a hundred.”

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