Tag Archives: Matthew

The Real Jesus

Matthew 11:18-19 For John came neither eating nor drinking, and they said, ‘He is possessed by a demon.’ The Son of Man came eating and drinking and they said, ‘Look, he is a glutton and a drunkard, a friend of … Continue reading

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God Is Love

Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” Life is hard. Are you burdened with something or struggling with something? Sit in silence and invite Jesus to be with you. … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

Matthew 18:12-14 If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them goes astray, will he not leave the ninety-nine in the hills and go in search of the stray? And if he finds it, amen, I say to … Continue reading

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Trust Jesus

Matthew 9:28-29 When he entered the house, the blind men approached him and Jesus said to them, “Do you believe that I can do this?” “Yes, Lord,” they said to him. Then he touched their eyes and said, “Let it … Continue reading

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Guided by God

Matthew 7:24 “Everyone who listens to these words of mine and acts on them will be like a wise man who built his house on rock.” Listening to Jesus’ words means more than just hearing them. Listening implies we are … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice

Matthew 15:29-30 Moving on from there Jesus walked by the Sea of Galilee, went up on the mountain, and sat down there. Great crowds came to him, having with them the lame, the blind, the deformed, the mute, and many … Continue reading

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Body of Christ

Matthew 8:8 The centurion said in reply, “Lord, I am not worthy to have you enter under my roof; only say the word and my servant will be healed. A centurion was a professional officer in the Roman army. He … Continue reading

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Last Is First

Matthew 18:1-4 At that time the disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter

Matthew 12:7 If you knew what this meant, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned these innocent men. Jesus’ followers were picking beads of grain and eating them on the Sabbath. Such “reaping” on the Sabbath was … Continue reading

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Trustworthy Friend

Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest.” Jesus was speaking to the people burdened by being held to the letter of the law by the scribes and Pharisees. Sometimes … Continue reading

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