The Parable to God's Sovereignty in Salvation
Scripture: Mark 4:1–4:20
What is a parable for? What does it mean to us? Why only a few received Jesus as their Messiah? How could the long-awaited Saviour be so widely rejected by His own people? Jesus’ power was unmistakably divine. His teaching was authoritative; His miracles, wondrously supernatural; His life, sinless; His popularity, unprecedented. Yet, at the end of His earthly ministry, His band of followers only numbered about 500.