Monthly Archives: October 2014

Oct. 18- Ch. 18

As I think about it, and I would have to look more closely, the only questions the disciples ever asked Jesus about heaven related to who would get in, and everyone’s place.  I think I have a lot more questions … Continue reading

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Oct. 17- Ch. 17

I wonder if it made a difference in Peter, James, and John’s thinking after  they heard the voice from heaven say about Jesus, “Listen to him.”  I also wonder why God felt he needed to convey this message to the … Continue reading

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Oct. 16- Ch. 16

I just realized this is the second time in five chapters the Pharisees asked Jesus for a sign.  The difference this time was the Saducees were with them.  I wonder if they REALLY thought that would make a difference in … Continue reading

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Oct. 15- Ch. 15

12 Then the disciples came to him and asked, “Do you know that the Pharisees were offended when they heard this?”  I have to laugh at this verse.  Of course Jesus knew he offended the Pharisees.  I am sure his … Continue reading

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Oct. 14- Ch. 14

When resources got scarce what did Jesus do?  Matthew says, “Taking the five loaves and the two fish and looking up to heaven.”  He looked to heaven.  When resources get scarce for us where do we look?  Most of the … Continue reading

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Oct. 13- Ch. 13

I noticed this morning that the people stood on the shore while Jesus taught.  This reminds of the Old Testament account in Nehemiah, I think, where the people stood for hours while the law was read.  How things have changed. … Continue reading

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Oct. 12- Ch. 12

When Jesus is confronted by the Pharisees, he does not deny he is breaking the sabbath.  In fact in talking about the priests he says, “the priests on Sabbath duty in the temple desecrate the Sabbath and yet are innocent?” … Continue reading

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Oct. 11- Ch. 11

27 “All things have been committed to me by my Father. No one knows the Son except the Father, and no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son chooses to reveal him.”  This is a … Continue reading

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Oct. 10- Ch. 10

As Jesus sent his disciples out part of the instructions he gave them was- 12 As you enter the home, give it your greeting. 13 If the home is deserving, let your peace rest on it; if it is not, let your … Continue reading

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Oct. 09- Ch. 9

I think it is interesting, the Gadarenes asked Jesus to leave in the last verse of chapter 8, and at the beginning of chapter 9 he is getting back in the boat.  The interesting part is that Jesus did not … Continue reading

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