Monthly Archives: June 2014
I never noticed before as Jesus met his disciples on the mountain, it says some doubted. I wonder if that ia a reference to Thomas or were there more than just him.
Pilate asked Jesus if he was King of the Jews and Jesus tells Pilate, “You have said so.” Interestingly , Jesus himself never uses those words about himself in Matthew, or any other gospel for that matter.
I think it is strange when Jesus tells the disciples one of them will betray him they all ask, “is it I?” If I was in the group I would be asking, “Is it him? Or him? Or him?” It … Continue reading
We talk about the parable of the talents as being a parable about using what we have for the Lord. However I want to put a little bit of a different slant on it this morning. Notice that the servant … Continue reading
The events Jesus outlines in Matthew 24 have been used over and over again by different groups in different generations to say that generation was in the end times. Jesus was kept in the dark about when this was all … Continue reading
Jesus draws a clear and distinct difference between what he has to offer and what the Pharisees have to offer. Here he says of the Pharisees, “They tie up heavy burdens, hard to bear,[a] and lay them on people’s shoulders, … Continue reading
The man at the wedding feat without a wedding garment, as I have previously mentioned, is one that is a bit perplexing to me. So I did a bit of reading. Many commentators agree that the man represents the hypocrites … Continue reading
As Larry has so aptly observed, those who will inherit the kingdom are doers. They are not listeners, they are not speakers…they are doers. They do for the Lord, and do for others, and in doing for others, as Jesus told … Continue reading
I think it is interesting that the laborers in the vineyard are more concerned with what their fellow laborers are getting than what they themselves are getting. That kind of envy and jealousy is still alive and well in our … Continue reading