Matthew 13:20
The seed sown on rocky ground is the one who hears the word and promptly receives it with joy.
Cross References
Matthew 7:8
For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened.

Matthew 13:5
Some fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil. They sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.

Matthew 13:19
When anyone hears the message of the kingdom but does not understand it, the evil one comes and snatches away what was sown in his heart. This is the seed sown along the path.

Matthew 13:21
But since he has no root, he remains for only a season. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, he quickly falls away.

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Matthew 13:5, 6
Some fell on rocky ground, where they did not have much soil. They sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow. . . .


1 Samuel 11:13-15
But Saul ordered, "No one shall be put to death this day, for today the LORD has worked salvation in Israel." . . .

2 Chronicles 24:2, 6, 14
And Joash did what was right in the eyes of the LORD all the days of Jehoiada the priest. . . .

Psalm 78:34-37
When He slew them, they would seek Him; they repented and searched for God. . . .

Psalm 106:12, 13
Then they believed His promises and sang His praise. . . .

Isaiah 58:2
For day after day they seek Me and delight to know My ways, like a nation that does what is right and does not forsake the justice of their God. They ask Me for righteous judgments; they delight in the nearness of God."

Ezekiel 33:31, 32
So My people come to you as usual, sit before you, and hear your words; but they do not put them into practice. Although they express love with their mouths, their hearts pursue dishonest gain. . . .

Mark 4:16, 17
Others are like the seeds sown on rocky places. They hear the word and at once receive it with joy. . . .

Mark 6:20
because Herod feared John and protected him, knowing he was a righteous and holy man. When he heard John's words, he was greatly perplexed; yet he listened to him gladly.

John 5:35
John was a lamp that burned and gave light, and you were willing for a season to bask in his light.

Acts 8:13
Even Simon himself believed and was baptized. He followed Philip closely and was amazed by the great signs and miracles he observed.

Galatians 4:14, 15
And although my illness was a trial to you, you did not despise me or reject me. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself. . . .

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