Tag Archives: Matthew

Fishers of Men – Matthew 4:19

And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. – Matthew 4:19 Have you ever wondered why the Lord called the Apostles to be fishers of men? Why not hunters or trappers? Surely such activities were found in first century Israel. I think the answer lies in the nature […]

Worry – Matthew 6:34

Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. – Matthew 6:34 Do you worry? Maybe a better question is… Are you worrying right now? No, I cannot read your thoughts. I just know how easy it is […]

Love Peaceably With All Men – Romans 12:18

If it be possible, as much as lieth in you, live peaceably with all men. – Romans 12:18 Sometimes the biggest challenge we face is being peaceable. Making peace can be difficult, and when we face real injustice as well as lesser slights, we can grow angry and frustrated. We may dream of ways to […]

Great Riches – Proverbs 13:7

There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches. – Proverbs 13:7 In times of uncertainty, we begin to search for solid ground.  Few things make people more nervous than economic or political change.  It impacts everyone, and we fear losing our rights or security, […]

Strengthened With All Might – Colossians 1:11-12

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light – Colossians 1:11-12 Do you feel strong? Well, if you believe in Christ and trust Him, you have […]

Silence the Ignorance – 1 Peter 2:15

For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men – 1 Peter 2:15 What is the biggest obstacle to your witness? Is it opportunity? Is it knowledge? Is it a lack of faith? Maybe it is one of these things or all of […]

Standing Idle In The Marketplace – Matthew 20:3-4

And he went out about the third hour, and saw others standing idle in the marketplace, And said unto them; Go ye also into the vineyard, and whatsoever is right I will give you. And they went their way. – Matthew 20:3-4 Aside from the admonition to contentment in service to God, what stands out […]

Ye Have Done It Unto Me – Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. – Matthew 25:40 The Word of God is described as a double edged sword. It can cut in two ways. […]

Egg Whites – Job 6:6

Can that which is unsavoury be eaten without salt? or is there any taste in the white of an egg? – Job 6:6 I think most Christians would agree that we live in challenging, even dark times.  Violence and strife are on the rise.  Division and depression are growing problems.  And the Church is suffering […]

Come and See – John 1:39

He saith unto them, Come and see. They came and saw where he dwelt, and abode with him that day: for it was about the tenth hour. – John 1:39 From the prophecies of His birth to the advent in Bethlehem and the miraculous life that followed, the Gospel record of Jesus’s earthly sojourn cries […]