Mark 4

INSTRUCTIVE ACTIONS

# 4 of 16 THE ACTION GOSPEL

 

These outlines are more suitable for Sunday School or Bible Class than preaching.

 

In Acts 4 we see Jesus as the Master Teacher, adept in the use of parables. In verses 1-20 the focus is on one of his most famous parables, "The Sower and the Soils." In this parable we find Jesus showing us the differences in people who profess to know Christ as Savior.

I. THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER - Vss. 1-9

II. PARABLES JUSTIFIED - Vs. 10-12

III. PARABLE OF THE SOWER EXPLAINED - Vss. 13-20

A. THE WORD SCATTERED - Vs. 14

B. THE WORD SNATCHED - Vs. 15

C. THE WORD SCORCHED - Vss. 16-17

D. THE WORD STRANGLED - Vss. 18-19

E.   THE WORD SUCCEEDING - Vs. 20

IV. THE LAMP - Vss. 21-23

V. THE STANDARD OF MEASURE - Vss. 24-25

VI - THE KINGDOM AND THE SEED - Vss. 26-29

VII - THE MUSTARD SEED - Vss. 30-32

VIII. - THE PARABLE SUMMARY - Vss. 33-34

IX. THE STORM - Vss. 35-41

A. THE PASSENGER WITH A PLAN Vss. 35-36

B. THE PROBLEM THAT CAUSED A PANIC Vss. 37-38

C. THE PRIORITY (FAITH) THAT PRODUCES PEACE Vss. 39-41