The Parable of the Sower and the Seed exemplifies a number things that can happen to prevent us from having a place in God's spiritual harvest.
Many Bible teachers have their perspectives on Jesus' parables, but they are too often more flights of spiritual fancy than Bible-based interpretations. David Grabbe focuses on both the context of the parables of Matthew 13 and the fact that they are "kingdom parables," identifying their perhaps unexpected subject.
Martin Collins, assuring us that no part of the Christian life is free of dangers, warns us to be continually on guard against the enemy (Satan the devil, coupled with our own carnal human nature), cautioning that we cannot afford to obliviously coast. The only antidote to succumbing to the wiles of the enemy is to persistently …
The letters to the seven churches of Revelation warn of losing our first love, heeding false teachers, compromising God's Truth, and forgetting right doctrine.