While any good gardener knows that weeds are bad for plants, there is also a good and bad time for digging them up. Jesus today tells a parable about good and evil in the world and in doing so reminds us that there is a battle going on all around us.

Scripture: Isaiah 44:3-8, Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43

Song: "The Earth Is Yours" written by Michael Gungor; performed by the Prince of Peace worship band