Monthly Archives: May 2014

May 19- Ch. 19

Again, evidence the disciples are slow learners.  Why would they stop children from coming to Jesus even after his earlier discourse about children?  I guess I can praise God that he tolerates slow learners, because in some things I know … Continue reading

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May 18- Ch. 18

Concerning forgiveness Jesus says, “This king did what my heavenly Father will do to you if you do not forgive your brother or sister from your heart.”  Notice those last three words, “from your heart.”  A lot of people say … Continue reading

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May 17- Ch. 17

Something I noticed for the first time this morning.  Jesus said to his disciples about healing the boy, “You people have no faith, and your lives are all wrong.”  Not only do you need to have faith, but your life … Continue reading

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May 16- Ch. 16

“I tell you the truth, some people standing here will see the Son of Man coming with his kingdom before they die.”  People have had some difficulty with this statement.  Some believe he was talking about the end of the … Continue reading

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May 15- Ch. 15

Larry is right on regarding this chapter.  In Deut. 4:2 God tells Israel, “Don’t add to these commands, and don’t leave anything out, but obey the commands of the Lord your God that I give you.”  And last night at … Continue reading

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May 14- Ch. 14

Another human plan vs God plan moment.  The disciples came up with a logical plan- its late, send the people away to get food.  There was nothing wrong with what the disciples suggested.  But Jesus had a better plan, one … Continue reading

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May 13- Ch. 13

I believe one of the reasons, maybe the biggest reason, the Christian church is not as affective as we could be is because many Christians fall into the second and third categories of Jesus’ teaching about the seeds.  Either we … Continue reading

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May 12- Ch. 12

In this chapter is a good example of what I wrote about in the last chapter.  The Pharisees chided Jesus twice for breaking the Sabbath.  Jesus basically tells them what is important is not obeying the law to the letter, … Continue reading

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May 11- Ch. 11

Jesus says, “The burden that I ask you to accept is easy; the load I give you to carry is light.”  We know that sometimes being a follower of Christ is difficult.  So what is Jesus talking about?  I think … Continue reading

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May 10- Ch. 10

Jesus gave his disciples some great advice when he told them to not worry about what they would say, but to depend on the spirit. That is great advice for all of us.

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