Tag Archive: Parable of the Soils

Counterfeit Gods – A resource for thorns
Posted October 6th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

Been using the blog to suggest books to people who hear the Sunday message and wrestle with the various types of dirt in the Parable of the Soils.  This week dirt was filled with thorns, representing those things in our lives that compete with God as the object of our allegiance and worship.  The Bible […]

Psalm 4, Joy, and Idolatry
Posted October 4th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

Those pesky thorns and weeds are impossible to get rid of.  Farmers use herbicides, and I use chemicals in my yard trying to kill weeds so the grass can grow.  But somehow they keep showing up.  This is so true in life too!  In the Parable of the Soils (Mark 4:1-20) Jesus uses thorns as […]

Gospel According to Jesus – Resource for Rocky Soil
Posted September 27th, 2010 by Mike Hubbard

Continued the series on Jesus’ parable of the soils yesterday, with our focus on the rocky soil.  The rocky soil represents people who quickly believe the Gospel, but have no root and after a short period of what seems to be Christian growth they quickly fall away when hardship arises.  I believe the issue Jesus […]