Monthly Archives: December 2014
“If anyone says anything to you, say that the Lord needs them, and he will send them right away.” There is a lesson to be learned here by us all. We need to hear and heed the voice of Christ … Continue reading
Today was a good reminder that we don’t always get to see the result of the work we put in. Sometimes we do, but not always. I think God lets us see just enough of the results to keep us … Continue reading
Jesus was all about healing. He healed hundreds, if not thousands, of people. Why did the crowd thing the blind men needed to be silenced?
With everything that has been happening in our world lately, we have been reminded about how dark the times are. I hate to think how much darker they would be if God’s spirit was not present in his people!
This chapter says people brought the little children to Jesus. When the disciples refused them, they not only were doing a disservice to the children, but also to the people (most likely parents) who brought them.
Jesus, help us to remember what this season is all about. Amen.
As Jesus told the disciples how to deal with sin, I wonder what Matthew thought when Jesus told them if a sinner didn’t listen you are to “treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.”
“Humility is not thinking you are less, it is never forgetting the fact that it is Jesus who made you more.” I had never thought of humility in these terms. If this is a true statement, then it seems it … Continue reading
I was hit by the fact Jesus talked about his death and resurrection twice in this chapter. I still do not get how come the disciples did not get the fact that Jesus was going to resurrect.
This devotional today reminded me of the time the Beatles claimed to be more famous than Jesus. LOL…how arrogant can 4 men be. We will still be speaking the name of Jesus long after all 4 Beatles are gone!