Monthly Archives: September 2014

Sept. 28- Ch. 28

Matthew says “some” of the guards went to the chief priests.  I wonder what the others did.  The elders did not buy their silence.  I wonder if they relayed the true story.

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Sept. 27- Ch. 27

The crowd made a wrong choice in choosing Barabbas over Jesus.  How often do we make wrong choices of choosing other people or things over Jesus?  I wonder if this was planned to foretell what people would do in generations … Continue reading

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Sept. 26- Ch. 26

Has anyone ever wondered why Judas used a kiss?  I am sure the people who arrested Jesus probably knew who he was.  Even if they didn’t Judas could have just pointed him out.  Another point of wonder and questions.

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Sept. 25- Ch. 25

On the parable of the virgins. I think Jesus is telling his disciples not to be short-sighted when it comes to viewing the circumstances of life. We always need to keep the bigger picture in mind- God’s picture. It may … Continue reading

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Sept. 24- Ch. 24

I have to confess, the issue concerning the end times is something I have never felt comfortable with because it is sooooooo wide open to interpretation and speculation. In terms of the Gospel being preached in the whole world, if … Continue reading

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Sept. 23- Ch. 23

I noticed this morning in v. 34 Jesus says, “Therefore I am sending you prophets and sages and teachers.” He is speaking in future tense. I wonder if this is a reference to the persecution of the early church.

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Sept. 22- Ch. 22

In this chapter we have one of the two mentions of the Herodians in the New Testament (the other is in Luke 13:31. The Herodians were in cahoots with the Pharisees to get Jesus, and, unlike the Pharisees, they were … Continue reading

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Sept. 21- Ch. 21

Something I found interesting today. After Jesus’ authority is questioned, he directs his next two parables to the Pharisees. In fact he engages them in a dialogue about the parables. Maybe he did, but I don’t remember him doing this … Continue reading

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Sept. 20- Ch. 20

The parable of a vineyard worker is about how God rewards those who serve him…whether for a long time or a short time. I think it also teaches us about how we need to focus on, and be thankful for, … Continue reading

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Sept. 19- Ch. 19

Kind of a pre-post comment. Concerning Jesus’ stance on divorce, I realized this morning that it was the disciples who had the attitude that it would be better to not marry. I had always thought that was the Pharisee’s come … Continue reading

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