When anyone hears the word of the Kingdom, and doesn't understand it, the evil one comes, and snatches away that which has been sown in his heart. This is what was sown by the roadside.
The farmer sows the word.
Therefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with humility the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
Turn to the law and to the testimony! If they don't speak according to this word, surely there is no morning for them.
I planted. Apollos watered. But God gave the increase.
For we are God's fellow workers. You are God's farming, God's building.
having been born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, through the word of God, which lives and remains forever.