Tag Archives: Matthew

But Seek Ye First the Kingdom of God… – Matthew 6:33

Matthew 6:33 – But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you. “But” can be a powerful word. It changes the direction of a whole idea, and no book uses this word more masterfully than the Bible. Just a few examples show the importance […]

He Giveth Power – Isaiah 40:29

Isaiah 40:29 – He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. Weariness is a real problem. Our minds and bodies can only take so much before finding respite. The soul also needs rest, what are we to do? There is so much work! Thankfully, God designed the […]

Fruit – Matthew 3:8

Matthew 3:8 – Bring forth therefore fruits meet for repentance How many times have you ever said, “I’m sorry?” If you are like me, that number is very high. We say the words, but do we mean it? We express sorrow, but does it make us change our behavior? Repentance is the real goal, not […]

Mercy, Not Sacrifice – Matthew 9:13

Matthew 9:13 – But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. When I was a boy in school, I remember asking my teacher what a certain word meant. She gave me a most annoying direction, […]

He Healed Them There – Matthew 19:2

Matthew 19:2 – And great multitudes followed him; and he healed them there. All week, we have been looking at various Scriptures that show us the importance of following God the Father and His Son, Jesus Christ. The consequences of failing to follow our Lord are clear, but what are the benefits? Does the Lord […]

The Peace of Christ – John 14:27

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. – John 14:27 Meditation: As I sit watching the sun go down on another day and I feel the cool Spring breeze blow across […]

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, […]