Category Archives: Matthew

November 5 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Jesus

Read Matthew 6:1-15 As you read the NIV Bible, whenever Jesus is the one speaking, His words appear in red. This includes The Lord’s Prayer. “Pages filled with a holy message Sealed with a kiss from heaven… There is life … Continue reading

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October 26 – 35 Prayers in the Bible – Jesus

Read Matthew 26:36-46 Did I hear that right?  How could this be real?  What does this really mean? This has to be wrong information! These questions pound in our heads when we have been given unbelievable news. These were most … Continue reading

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September 29: Open Letters – Dear Grief

Read Matthew 7:24-28 Dear Storms of Grief, What a broad spectrum of life you cover! You’ve touched many, if not all, lives. Sometimes you sweep over me like a flash flood. Sometimes you creep in slowly like a thunderstorm… low … Continue reading

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August 13: Lusting

Read Matthew 5:28   A man attended a conference about LUST AND SEXUAL TEMPTATION because his wife demanded it. After the conference he confessed his affair. He was truly repentant and said he would do anything to make it up to … Continue reading

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August 6: Your Words Define You

Read Matthew 15:16-20 Have you ever taken part in a fad diet? Whether it is the South Beach, the Jenny Craig special, or most recently the keto diet, our culture seems to be overrun with new ideas on how to … Continue reading

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July 25: Deny Yourself

Read Matthew 5:27-30 Discussing sexual immorality certainly makes folks uncomfortable. Simply saying the word “sex” makes many awkwardly squirm in their seats. However, it’s an issue Jesus was not willing to mince words about. The subject might make us feel … Continue reading

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July 18: “At least I’m not a murder”

Read Matthew 5:21-26 As much as it sounds like a terrible oxymoron, I’m a sucker for a “good” murder mystery.  Obviously, murder is anything but “good”.  But, there’s something fascinating about the depths of depravity would lead someone to commit such … Continue reading

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