Tag Archives: Matthew

Silencing Critics – Matthew 22:29

Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God. – Matthew 22:29 Meditation: Who is God to you? What is your ultimate source of moral and practical guidance? How you answer these questions impact your worldview and your character. For Christians, we have the Holy Bible, […]

I Thirst – John 19:28-29

After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth. – John 19:28-29 Meditation: Thirst is a most basic […]

Forsaken – Matthew 27:45-50

Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land unto the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Some of them that stood there, when they heard [that], […]

The Christ – Matthew 16:16

And Simon Peter answered and said, Thou art the Christ, the Son of the living God. – Matthew 16:16 Meditation:  Are you a real Christian or an imaginary one?  Let me put it another way.  Who is Jesus of Nazareth?  This is the most important question a person can ask in this life, becaue the […]

Love is the fulfilling of the law – Romans 13:10

Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. -Romans 13:10 Meditation:  One of the biggest revelations in the New Testament is the supremacy of love.  It would be easy to say that duty or faith are supreme, but according to the living word, Jesus Christ, love of God […]

My Foot Slippeth – Psalm 94:18

When I said, My foot slippeth; thy mercy, O Lord, held me up. – Psalm 94:18 Meditation:  When was the last time you slipped up?  A year ago?  A month?  A week?  Today?  I venture that an honest assessment would reveal that you and I have slipped up or sinned very recently.  Being an obedient […]

Be Content – Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee. – Hebrews 13:5 Meditation:  Being content is supernatural.  Human beings seem naturally bent toward discontent.  We want more, better, and faster.  What’s the solution?  What can satisfy us? […]