Category Archives: The Gospel of Matthew

March 25 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 18

Read Matthew 18:1-35 “They that know God will be humble, and they that know themselves cannot be proud.” John Flavel Jesus’ teaching in this chapter addresses a critical heart issue: pride…and its preferred counterpart, humility. In the first four verses, … Continue reading

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March 24 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 17

Read Matthew 17:1-27 The early days of spring have finally arrived! While the temperatures and weather will continue to fluctuate here in Ohio for at least the next month or so, spring is more than just sunshine and warmer days. … Continue reading

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March 23 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 16

Read Matthew 16:1-28 Jesus called him Simon son of Jonah. It was the name he had before he met Jesus. Before God the Father had revealed the truth about Jesus to this humble fisherman from Bethsaida. Then He called him … Continue reading

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March 22 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 15

Read Matthew 15:1-39 Here we are, just over halfway through the book of Matthew. What have you learned of Jesus and His ministry? What has stood out to you about those who left everything to follow Him? For me, the … Continue reading

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March 21 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 14

Read Matthew 14:1-36 and Hebrews 12:2 My eyes were fixed on the field. They were fixed on the scoreboard. I was at the 2016 World Series – Game 7 in Cleveland. This had never happened in Cleveland before. And I … Continue reading

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March 20 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 13

Read Matthew 13:1-58 Aww, Spring!  Nothing is better than the promise of Spring after several months of cloudy skies and snow.  When we think of Spring, we think of sunshine, baby animals and, of course, gardens. In today’s reading, Jesus … Continue reading

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March 19 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 12

Read Matthew 12:1-50 Jesus > Religion This phrase graced the screen at the beginning of a video that now has 34.8 million views on YouTube. A guy named Jeff performed a 4-minute spoken word, describing the relationship, or lack thereof, … Continue reading

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March 18 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 11

Read Matthew 11:1-30 Doubt. Chances are that sometime in your life you have wrestled with doubt. Doubt in your ability, doubt in others, even doubt in God’s love. You’re not alone. Many biblical heroes we place on holy pedestals have … Continue reading

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March 17 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 10

Read Matthew 10:1-42 As Matthew originally penned this gospel directed by the Holy Spirit, it did not include chapter and verse divisions. Those two added features serve us well as they allow us to quickly identify a specific reference. On … Continue reading

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March 16 – The Gospel of Matthew – Chapter 9

Read Matthew 9:1-38 Have you ever wondered why 4 books of the Bible go through the same timeline? Speaking of the gospels, we’ve got four books, written by four different men. Three of the four were disciples of Jesus and … Continue reading

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