Category Archives: Matthew

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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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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