The parable of the wheat and tares

I am getting ready to teach at Fishermen’s club this week. We have been covering the parables of Jesus.

This week, we are going to cover the parable of the wheat and tares. In order to see what we can learn from this parable, take a moment to read Matthew 13:24-30. Continue reading

Beware that you are not a false believer

I am getting ready to teach Lesson 3 from the Bible study course, “Being a disciple: Counting the Real COST” to my preschool teachers. I love these lessons because they are very challenging to all of us who call ourselves followers of Jesus Christ.

It is always good to examine ourselves and our way of life to make sure that we measure up to the high calling that God has given to us, to follow Christ. This is one reason that the Lord’s Supper exists. We examine our daily lives to see if we are living up to God’s standards. This lesson is a great lesson for self-examination and I pray that God will use it to search your heart the way that He did to search my heart. Continue reading