Contributing sermons since Jul 15, 2002
Contributed on Jul 16, 2002
God’s concern is not so much to "separate the wheat from the chaff," but to preserve the "wheat" so that none of it may be lost.
"Cultivating the Weedpatch" Matthew 13: 24-30, 36-43 Once upon a time there was a farmer who owned forty acres of good bottom land, and was known for the quality and quantity of the crops he raised on that land. One spring - just like every other spring - he plowed and furrowed and sowed in a ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2002
God is the good gardner, working his people into good soil, fit to plant in the seed of his presence.
"Of Seed and Soils" Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 I would like to fancy myself a gardener, although I’ve only been at it about thirty years, and am humbled at the presence of some of you Master Gardeners in the congregation. I am also finding out that gardening in the south is a different kind of ...read more