Category Archives: Matthew

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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April 12: Following and Priority

Read Matthew 19:16-30 “…go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” (v. 21b) That is a big ask! Is that something that Jesus expects of all who aspire to follow … Continue reading

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February 25: Matthew’s Choice, Your Choice

Read Matthew 28:1-20 As soon as Jesus called him, Matthew followed. Then he threw a party and invited his friends to come and meet Jesus, the Messiah who’d saved him. Because Matthew knew he had met the King he and … Continue reading

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February 24: The Centurion

Read Matthew 27 Wow! This passage of scripture encapsulates so much-the trial, torture and crucifixion of our Lord Jesus Christ. There are so many great truths, and passages we could study today in this chapter, so it was hard to … Continue reading

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February 23: The Great Exchange

Read Matthew 26:36-56 or Matthew 26:1-75 Long before He knelt in the Garden, Jesus had entrusted Himself to the Father, even as the Father had entrusted His beloved Son with the call to bear man’s sin, save His people, kill off death. Still, … Continue reading

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February 22: When will Jesus come? Part 2

Read Matthew 24:42-25:46 Recently, friends of ours noticed that some of the furniture on an enclosed sun room on the back of their house was tipped over. They have some younger children, so it wasn’t out of the question that … Continue reading

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February 21: When will Jesus come? Part 1

Read Matthew 24:1-41 If you read the passage today in a “red-letter” Bible (pointing out words spoken by Jesus), you saw how virtually every word in the text was uttered by Christ. Matthew 24 and 25 represent extended instruction that … Continue reading

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