Monthly Archives: June 2014

June 18- Ch. 18

Do you ever wonder what motivated the disciples question of  “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Were they trying to figure out if they would occupy that spot?  Was it just curiosity?  Whatever the motivation they had … Continue reading

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June 17- Ch. 17

So this morning I have a question…Why does Matthew note that it was six days after the end of chapter 16 that the transfiguration takes place?  I think, but not sure, this is the only place in his gospel there is … Continue reading

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June 16- Ch. 16

” 27 For the Son of Man is going to come with his angels in the glory of his Father, and then he will repay each person according to what he has done.”  Another verse which shows the return of Jesus is … Continue reading

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June 15- Ch. 15

The disciples are learning.  This time when Jesus asked the disciples to feed the crowd, they did not come up with an excuse of why they couldn’t.  This time they asked where they were going to get all the food.  … Continue reading

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June 14- Ch. 14

When Jesus tells his disciples to give the people something to eat, they replied with telling him they only had so much food.  Basically it was an excuse that they could not do what Jesus asked.  Then, as now, Jesus … Continue reading

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June 13- Ch. 13

I have blogged before about the difficulty I have with the parable of the hidden treasure (see Jan. 13).  I have done a bit more reading about this parable and parables in general.  What I have read in a couple … Continue reading

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June 12- Ch. 12

I don’t know about you, but vv. 36-37 cut me to the quick- “ I tell you, on the day of judgment people will give account for every careless word they speak, 37 for by your words you will be justified, and … Continue reading

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June 11- Ch. 11

In this chapter when Jesus talks about the Pharisees not being happy with John’s behavior, and likewise, not being happy with Jesus’ behavior (which was totally the opposite as described in this chapter), you get the feeling the Pharisees were not … Continue reading

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June 10- Ch. 10

I have blogged about verses 19-20 before: “When they deliver you over, do not be anxious how you are to speak or what you are to say, for what you are to say will be given to you in that … Continue reading

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June 09- Ch. 9

Something I noticed about the woman who touched the hem of Jesus’ garment.  I always thought she was healed when she touched him, and that he turned to her to make sure her faith ia what healed her.  But as … Continue reading

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