The seed on the rocky soil represents those who hear the message and immediately receive it with joy. But since they don’t have deep roots, they don’t last long. They fall away as soon as they have problems or are persecuted for believing God’s word.
We need to create deep roots in the Bible so we will be able to handle problems that come at us. What does your response to the problems and challenges in your life show about how much you rely on the Bible?