Friday, September 24

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Personal Life

Gardens turned into Battle Fields

In Matthew 13 you can read a story of Jesus called the 'Parable of the sower'.  The story is about a farmer sowing seed, some falling on the path, some on stoney ground, some growing up amongst weeds and others on good, open soil.  The depth of their roots and the condition of their growth was down to these different environments. On first glance a very nice garden story.  But its not a nice garden story.  Its the story of fight for survival.  Fighting against the devil's schemes, the distractions and temptations around us, to deepen our spiritual root system and flourish in every circumstance. Jesus tells His disciples to let the Word of God take real effect in their lives. Not long after this, in the next chapter, the disciples face a huge challenge - on a boat in the middle of