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Seed and Four Kinds of Soil

There are different kinds of soil which are suited to different kinds of plants. A person does not simply dig it up from the yard and expect a plant to flourish, it may be a persnickety plant. Soil has unique compositions that can be detected with special analysis.

People who watch detective shows set in modern times have probably seen lab work where certain soil on shoes, tires, carpet, or whatever is found. Forensic science is historical science (so is the study of origins), using what is observed in the present in an effort to reconstruct the past.

Soil has unique properties and can be linked to specific locations. On a spiritual level, God sows onto soil in our lives. Do we care about producing?
Planting in the soil, Freeimages / Dieter Joel Jagnow
In Mark 4:13, Jesus indicates that the Parable of the Sower is important to understanding all of the parables. It does not matter what kind of seed is sown, nor is the good soil identified. Of the four kinds of soil, one was right for the seed. On a spiritual level, professing Christians may seem enthusiastic and pretend to care about important things related to the Kingdom of God, but let other things interfere. How much fruit do you yield? Do you care?
When was soil created? God created dry land on day three of the creation week. “And God said, ‘Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear.’ And it was so. God called the dry land Earth, and the waters that were gathered together he called Seas. And God saw that it was good” (Genesis 1:9–10). Though soil is the result of weathered rock, it is likely that God created different types of soil instantaneously to support the vegetation also created on day three. There are other examples of mature formations during the creation week such as in the adult form of Adam and Eve, the fruits and vegetables needed to feed the animals and humans by days five and six, and the stars that would have been visible to Adam and Eve on the evening of day six.

You can read it all by digging into "Soil’s Unique Mineral Fingerprints."