Category Archives: Matthew

September 24 – Demonic Plot – Infanticide!

Read Matthew 2:1-18 Even though we are only a few days into our current devotional study, let’s do a quick review.  As a result of Satan’s influence, Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.  One … Continue reading

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September 11 – Names of Jesus – Messiah

Read Matthew 16:13-20 Have you ever been sightseeing and find yourself overwhelmed with the history of a certain location? This happened to me 7 years ago when I was fortunate enough to be a part of a group that traveled … Continue reading

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September 6 – Names of Jesus – Immanuel

Read Matthew 1:18-25 Do you know how your parents came up with your name? Some parents just like the way that a name sounds. Others choose (or avoid) names based on someone else they knew by that name. I knew … Continue reading

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August 31 – Unstoppable – Our “all consuming” ministry

Read Matthew 28:1-20 Although I have read this chapter countless times, I was struck by the exhaustive nature of the last three verses.  The mission of the unstoppable church . . . Originates from the One who has all authority.  This is … Continue reading

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August 26 – Unstoppable – Grace group on mission

Read Matthew 10:1-42 “He appointed twelve that they might be with him and that he might send them out to preach and to have authority to drive out demons.”  (Mark 2:14, 15) When that day finally came for the sending of … Continue reading

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August 23 – Unstoppable – Unstoppable church: unlimited forgiveness

Read Matthew 18:15-35 Christ’s unstoppable church is to be characterized by unlimited forgiveness.  Unfortunately, in the ebb and flow of real life, most of us would share Peter’s conviction and equation. Same person + seven offenses + seven pardons = insane generosity. But seven represents the limit.  … Continue reading

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August 22 – Unstoppable – Two essential ministry ingredients

Read Matthew 23:1-39 They were perhaps the most highly regarded among most of their Jewish contemporaries.  Unfortunately, they were also the most heavily reprimanded by the One who truly counted.  They were the scribes and Pharisees. What was it that made … Continue reading

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