Category Archives: Matthew

March 30 – COVID-19: Life in the New Normal (Day 5)

Read Matthew 16:13-20 We are examining key words that are crucial for navigating our way through this COVID-19 / stay-at-home world. We have already explored: Sovereignty Community Family Intentionality Next up… Indestructibility. So many things seem fragile. Restaurants are only … Continue reading

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March 24 – Jesse Tree – Isaac

Read Genesis 22:1-19, Matt 22:37-38 “Jesus replied:   ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and this all your mind.  This is the first and greatest commandment.’”  Matthew 22:37-38 “I will make you into a great … Continue reading

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March 18 – Faithful – Faithful in the Fine Details

Read Matthew 5:1-20 It would be easy to overlook the reminders of God’s faithfulness in today’s reading.  These verses are just an excerpt from what is probably the most well known of all of Christ’s sermons, the Sermon on the Mount.  … Continue reading

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March 7 – Do Not Fear – When Unafraid Does Impossible

Read Matthew 14 Jesus needed time alone. He’d gotten some rough news and needed time to process. So He sent the disciples across the lake, intending to meet up with them later. Then He, went up on a mountainside by himself to … Continue reading

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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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