Luke 8:1-21

  1. What made the woman act as she did? Cf. 8:2, 3.
    Have you a similar incentive?
    How can it be expresses?
  2. Verses 4-15. What sorts of people do the four kinds of soil represent?
    What experience have you of the truth of this parable in yourself and in others?
  3. Verses 16-21. What do these verses teach about:
    (a) the responsibilities and
    (b) the privileges of Jesus’ followers?
  4. Why did Jesus now adopt the method of teaching by parables (verses 9, 10)?
    Do verses 4 and 18 provide a clue?