Matthew 5:1-10 We must discern between the doctrinal application of what Jesus said and the spiritual application for us as “instruction in righteousness.” We can only discern the difference by following the principle of 2 Timothy 2:15—“Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word […]
Trained at Midwestern Baptist College, Dr Hughes moved his family to the Pacific NW after his graduation in 1974. Having started two churches before God called him to Port Orchard in 1986, Pastor Hughes has great ministry experience to communicate. His in-depth teaching is a hallmark of his ministry of the Word.
Men’s Breakfast devotion April 5, 2014 Luke 13:6-9 This is a parable—An earthly story to illustrate a spiritual truth. There was a vineyard owned by “a certain man.” Upon an inspection of his vineyard, he noticed a fruitless fig tree. It wasn’t the first time he noticed this barren fruit tree. It had not had […]
Luke 4:16-30; Isaiah 61:1-2 Jesus was raised in Nazareth (v. 16). This is His first visit to His hometown since His baptism. But Jesus wasn’t well received. Jesus’ return to His hometown reminds me of a baseball player named Del Ennis. During his career, he hit 288 home runs. He hit 25 or more home […]