Tag Archive: Parables

Praying for Unreached and Unengaged People Groups
Posted November 10th, 2014 by Mike Hubbard

In the sermon yesterday from Luke 18 we gave a challenge to commit to pray for justice (God making things right in the world) in three areas for thirty days. Pray by name for 3 friends who do not have a relationship with Jesus Pray for an unreached and unengaged people group (more on this […]

Ideas for Building your Life on the Word of Christ – Part 2, Bible Intake
Posted October 16th, 2014 by Mike Hubbard

Everyone who comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you what he is like: he is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because […]

Ideas for Building Your LIfe on on the Word of Christ – Part1, Coming to Christ in the Scripture
Posted October 15th, 2014 by Mike Hubbard

After the sermon this past Sunday on the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders, thought I would write a few blogs this week to encourage dialogue on the topic of growing in our use of the Bible.  In the story Jesus compares a person who “comes to me and hears my words and puts […]

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 […]