Ruth Sisson • Megiddo Church • Sermon • • 50 views • 1:06:59
Similar to the allegory in Genesis, the parable of the barren fig tree in Luke 13 depicts a vineyard. We are calling this parable The Unfinished Parable. In this parable, the land owner is disappointed that the fig tree is not bearing fruit and wants it to be removed. The gardener pleads with the land owner to give it one more year and he will dig around it and fertilize it. We are a fruit tree in the vineyard and we are expected to produce fruit. If we do not bear fruit and become useful to the land owner, we will have to be removed to make room for a tree that WILL bear fruit. The parable ends just shy of a conclusion because the ending is not written yet - WE are writing the ending with our lives, one day at a time. Will we say in the garden? Listen and follow along with the points as we dig in to this parable in detail and break down the analogies that relate to our lives.
New Creation Year
Moving beyond chaos, God begins to order creation. We can replicate these steps to create shelf space in our life that can be filled with good things.
New Creation Year
When I think about entering God’s Rest... We have reached the point where we talk about entering God’s Rest. In Genesis 1 , God rested from His creative acts and called it good. He did not call it perfect. A better way to think about Eden and the result of God’s creative acts would be as the ‘ideal.’…
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 3 views
The LORD God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?”  Great questions are not meant to reveal information to the interlocutor; great questions are meant to compel the one questioned to discover what should have been obvious. All of us have a tendency to wear masks. In fact, the Greek term…