Influenced by God to influence others

David-and-Saul-in-CaveKing Saul and future King David are a study in contrasts. Both of these men are born to the same nation, during the same period in history, influenced by the same culture etc. yet, they could not be more different in their paths in life. One of these men trusted in himself while the other trusted in the Lord. This trust manifests itself in all kinds of different ways. The prophet Jeremiah uses a great illustration to explain the differences between people who trust in themselves vs. people who trust in the Lord. Continue reading

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