Tag Archives: Book of Matthew

A Lenten Advisory

54 And when he was come into his own country, he taught them in their synagogue, insomuch that they were astonished, and said, Whence hath this man this wisdom, and these mighty works? 55 Is not this the carpenter’s son? is not … Continue reading

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A Lenten Response to Violence

Blessed are the poor in spirit,     for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn,     for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek,     for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst … Continue reading

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Gone…for Good

36 “But no one knows about that day or hour. Not even the angels in heaven know. The Son does not know. Only the Father knows. 37 Remember how it was in the days of Noah. It will be the same when … Continue reading

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Inclusion at Christmas

Scripture Reference: Matthew 1:1-17 Good evening.  I hope your enjoying this Holiday Season.  Now that we’re in Christmastide, tonight I want to look at Jesus’s lineage.  Among the men of renown, we see five women who were his ancestresses (including … Continue reading

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Risk at Advent

18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. 19 Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, … Continue reading

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“Sex, Lies, and A Hot Mic”

But I say unto you, That every idle word that men shall speak, they shall give account thereof in the day of judgment. Matthew 12:36 (King James Version) As I always said about the 2016 Presidential Campaign, is that you … Continue reading

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What About Judas?

14 Then one of the twelve, whose name was Judas Iscariot, went to the chief priests 15 and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver. 16 And from … Continue reading

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