Monthly Archives: January 2014

Jan. 28- Ch. 28

I love the way Matthew ends his book, “And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”  I know this section contains the Great Commission, but it is mind blowing to think after everything Matthew … Continue reading

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Jan. 27- Ch. 27

I have to shake my head and giggle at the religious leaders.  First they mock Jesus, “He’s saved others let him save himself.”  If they had only known what he could have done.  But instead he followed through on what … Continue reading

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Jan. 26- Ch. 26

Where to begin…the anointing of Jesus’ feet has always been interesting to me.  The disciples up in arms about the waste, and Jesus’ comment about the poor always being with us.  I have heard some people use this as rational … Continue reading

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Jan. 25- Ch. 25

In the parable of the three servants, it is interesting to me that the master was angry at the third servant for being lazy and wicked.  I get the lazy part, but where is the wicked part?  One possible explanation … Continue reading

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Jan. 24- Ch. 24

Chapter 24 of Matthew is one of those chapters of the Bible where I want  to throw up my hands and say, “I just don’t get it!”  At one point Jesus tells his disciples that the things he is talking … Continue reading

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Jan. 23- Ch. 23

This is the “take the Pharisees and Sadducees to task” chapter.  I think what Jesus is saying here is that these religious leaders are at fault for a couple of things.  First they say one thing and do another, and … Continue reading

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Jan.22 – Ch. 22

Jesus was tested in the wilderness before his earthly ministry began.  Here in chapter 22 we are reminded that he was tested over and over and over and over again.  First the Pharisees would come at him, then the Sadducees, … Continue reading

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Jan. 21- Ch. 21

I think it is interesting that all Jesus’ disciples had to say to the owner of the colt is, “The Lord needs them.” and the owner was willing to let them go for the Lord’s use.  How easily do we … Continue reading

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Jan. 20- Ch. 20

My insight this morning is something I had not really thought about before.  When James’ and John’s mother approaches Jesus about her sons being at his right and left in heaven Jesus says, “…to sit at my right or left … Continue reading

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Jan. 19- Ch. 19

The thing I like about Peter is the writers of the Gospels let us in on his personality more than any other disciple.  I think that is why I can identify with so many of his reactions to things– both … Continue reading

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