Posts tagged with matthew

Bible Reading: Matthew 28.16-20

I wanted to take this first week of the New Year and share with you verses that have stirred my mind...

Bible Reading: Matthew 24.14

I wanted to take this first week of the New Year and share with you verses that have stirred my mind...

Bible Reading: Matthew 2.13-23

Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “...

Bible Reading: Matthew 2.1-12

Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, magi from the east arr...

Bible Reading: Matthew 1.18-25

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was as follows: when His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, bef...

Bible Reading: Matthew 26.6-16

While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of Simon the Leper, a woman came to him with an alabaster jar...

Bible Reading: Matthew 21.12-17

And Jesus entered the temple and drove out all those who were buying and selling in the temple, and ...

Healing Is In Jesus' Hands

Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven. Matthew 9.2 As we have been walking through Matthew over...

Revisiting the Parable of the Talents

There are times after I preach that I have much more to say or some points that I want to empha...

Living a Sent Life

All authority has been given to Me in heaven and earth. Go, therefore and make disciples of all the ...

Taking Holiness Serious

If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it from you; it is better for ...

A Heart of Humility

And He called a child to Himself and set him before them, and said, “Truly I said to you, unle...

Parents and Disciple Making

Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord is one! You shall love the Lord your God with all your...

I Will Give You The Keys

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bo...

Go

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations baptizing them in the name of the Father and the ...

Jesus Wants Your Heart

This people honors Me with their lips, but their heart is far away from Me. Matthew 15.8   As...

Prayer

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like she...

Intentional Summer

Seeing the people, He felt compassion for them, because they were distressed and dispirited like she...

Real Love

So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Proph...

Firstborn

It is important as followers of Christ that we continue to grow in our knowledge of Jesus. It is not...

Don't Be Like The Crowd

As we learned this past Sunday the setting and context of the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem was most...

Morality Kills

Morality has sent, is sending and will send people to Hell. That is why the words of Williams Tyndal...

Weeds

And the one on whom seed was sown among the thorns, this is the man who hears the word, and theworry...

Not Forsaking Bible Study

The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise t...

The Small Gate

Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, ...

Treating People Biblically

In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law ...

Self Sacrificing Love in 2011

In Sunday’s sermon we were challenged by the words of Jesus to be distinct from the culture wi...

Trading A Charade for Something Real

God grants to us Kingdom practices or forms, so that we would seek first the Kingdom of God and His ...

Marriage: Simply Try

Matthew 25.14-30.  I ask that you read this section of Scripture.  Jesus is using a parabl...

Giving

But when you give to the poor, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing, so that...

Be a Trader

No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devo...

Advent 2011

What if Christmas looked different this year?  What if it wasn’t about all the gifts, goi...

Vertical to Horizontal: Orphan Care

For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you wil...

Prayer

I have mentioned in writing the last couple of weeks, Jesus’ parable in Matthew 13.24-30 (expl...

Wheat and Tares

The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field.  But while his...

Kicking and Screaming

Now Jesus was walking by the Sea of Galilee, He saw two brothers, Simon who was called Peter, and An...

Do Something

The longer you look at Jesus the more you will want to serve Him in this world (N.T. Wright).  ...

God with Us

“Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Imm...