Category Archives: Matthew

February 25 – People of the Earth – All Nations

Read Matthew 28 It is finished (Jn 19:30). When Jesus hung on that cross that Friday on that hill, the task was complete. All of time had hinged on the work of the God-man, Jesus Christ, and what He finished on … Continue reading

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February 8 – Compassion – Eyes of a shepherd

Read Matthew 9:1-38 A paralytic was made to walk. A sinner was forgiven. A man of reputation was invited to follow. A dead girl was raised. A suffering woman was finally made whole. Two blind men were given sight. A mute … Continue reading

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January 20 – God’s Will – God’s will and my surrender

Read Matthew 26:36-46 To this point, the ministry of Jesus seemed to have focused on the needs and struggles of others.  Selflessly and sacrificially, He gave attention to those around Him.  But here in this tender Gethsemane moment we get a … Continue reading

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January 10 – The Crucible of Crisis – The strategic place of prayer in crisis

Read: Psalm 22:5-21; Matthew 26:39; James 5:13 Whatever you may think of the movie “The Crucifixion of the Christ” (Mel Gibson),  I think the scene at the foot of the cross got a lot right. Looking down from the cross, Jesus sees a … Continue reading

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December 10 – GIVE JOY – See the Light

Read Matthew 2: 1-12 “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? We saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” The Wise Men were compelled to seek the star, a light … Continue reading

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December 5 – GIVE JOY – Immanuel: God is with us!

Read Matthew 1: 22-23 “All of this took place to fulfill what the Lord had said through the prophet: ‘The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel’ (which means ‘God with us’).” … Continue reading

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December 4 – GIVE JOY – Significance of His birth

Read Matthew 2:11-12 “On coming to the house, they [the magi] saw the child [Jesus] with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. Then they opened their treasures and presented him with gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.“ What … Continue reading

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