Category Archives: Matthew

What if …

[reprinted from November 9, 2011] [Jesus said,] “But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must become your slave. For even … Continue reading

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Ready – Light – Go!

[reprinted from June 21, 2010] – Henry Neufeld 1Then again the kingdom of heaven can be illustrated by 10 virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. 2Now five of them were foolish, and five were … Continue reading

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Give Me Jesus

From then on, Jesus began telling his disciples what would happen to him. He said, “I must go to Jerusalem. There the nation’s leaders, the chief priests, and the teachers of the Law of Moses will make me suffer terribly. … Continue reading

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Grow Up!

Jesus said, “You people are too stubborn to have any faith! How much longer must I be with you? Why do I have to put up with you? Bring the boy here.”18 Then Jesus spoke sternly to the demon. It … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Boat? Just the Beginning

Right away, Jesus made his disciples get into a boat and start back across the lake. But he stayed until he had sent the crowds away. 23 Then he went up on a mountain where he could be alone and … Continue reading

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Fresh Breath

Then Pharisees and scribes came from Jerusalem to Jesus and asked, 2 “Why do Your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they don’t wash their hands when they eat!” 3 He answered them, “And why do you break … Continue reading

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Have You Touched Jesus Lately?

[reprinted from July 27, 2011] Once they crossed over, they came to land at Gennesaret. When the men of that place recognized Him, they alerted the whole vicinity and brought to Him all who were sick. They were begging Him … Continue reading

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Keep My Candle Lit

[reprinted from January 10, 2012] Jody’s note 9/11/13: Remembering all those who died on September 11, 2001 and all those who continue to walk on, keeping their candle lit. There is not enough darkness in all the world to put … Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up!

[reprinted from June 17, 2011] Suddenly a strong earthquake struck, and the Lord’s angel came down from heaven. He rolled away the stone and sat on it. The angel looked as bright as lightning, and his clothes were white as … Continue reading

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Be A Blessing Carrier

A blessing: to bring or speak holiness. Three women came to our home last night. They came to bring blessings to our new home. They brought and spoke holiness into our home. It is a simple thing to bless someone. … Continue reading

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