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 […]