Category Archives: Scripture

The Gospels – Matthew 16

12/15/2014 Why do we seem to always want proof? Why do we seek after some kind of a sign? Where does faith fit in? In Matthew 16, we are cautioned about the teachings of some religious leaders. Rather than look … Continue reading

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The Gospels – Matthew 15

12/14/2014 Sometimes we can lose sight of what is really important when we place too much faith in traditions, material goods, or other things. At this time of the year, it seems like losing sight of what is important is … Continue reading

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The Gospels – Matthew 14

12/14/2014 I expect many of us have read about Jesus feeding the five thousand people a number of times, but it just really hit me. Imagine five thousand people in the open, following Jesus. Then imagine Jesus producing enough bread … Continue reading

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The Gospels – Matthew 13

12/12/2014 Matthew 13 includes several parables about the kingdom of heaven. Jesus often taught through parables. These parables used everyday things… such as the type of soil, wheat or weeds or seeds, or hidden treasure or fine pearls. These things … Continue reading

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The Gospels – Matthew 12

12/11/2014 Anybody feeling stressed? Between Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, and everyday living… who wouldn’t be? Matthew 12 reports numerous examples of Jesus getting bombarded with problems, challenges, accusations, or demands. He is the King of king and Lord of lords; … Continue reading

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The Gospels – Matthew 11

12/10/2014 Have you ever felt like you were paving the way for another person to travel? John the Baptist knew he was preparing the way for others to hear and receive the message that Jesus, the Christ, was born to … Continue reading

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The Gospels – Matthew 10

12/9/2014 Just as Jesus sent out the original twelve disciples, so also He sends us out. He generally told the disciples where to go, who to target with His message, and what to say. He empowered them for their mission … Continue reading

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