Category Archives: Matthew

Steel vs. Steal

November 15, 2107 “A thief is only there to steal and kill and destroy. I came so they can have real and eternal life, more and better life than they ever dreamed of.” John 10:10 The Message Jesus knows what … Continue reading

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The Scandal scar…

October 27, 2017 “Jonah was furious. He lost his temper. He yelled at God, “God! I knew it—when I was back home, I knew this was going to happen! That’s why I ran off to Tarshish! I knew you were … Continue reading

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Your reservation is ready …

August 23, 2017 “Arriving at a quiet place, he sat down and taught his climbing companions(disciples). This is what he said: “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God … Continue reading

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You don’t really want to be in control .. do you?

June 28, 2017 “It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to … Continue reading

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When the HouseKeeper shows up ..

May 30, 2017 “The heart is hopelessly dark and deceitful, a puzzle that no one can figure out. But I, God, search the heart and examine the mind. I get to the heart of the human. I get to the … Continue reading

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Consumed by …

May 23, 2017 “Your words were found, and I ate them. Your words became a delight to me and the joy of my heart, for I am called by Your name, Yahweh God of Hosts.” Jeremiah 15:16 Holman Christian Standard You were designed to … Continue reading

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What makes you hunger …?

September 29, 2016 “Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness are blessed, for they will be filled.” Matthew 5:6 HCSB Jesus didn’t waste words. HIs description of a blessed life is shaped by God’s design: you were created to hunger … Continue reading

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Saying Yes to today …

September 21, 2016 “You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought.” Matthew 5:5 The Message The real you has been formed … Continue reading

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Listening to Jesus …and getting dressed

September 20, 2016 “You’re blessed when you feel you’ve lost what is most dear to you. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you.” Matthew 5:4 The Message When have you heard Jesus whisper blessing … Continue reading

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A few minutes on a hillside …

September 19, 2016 “You’re blessed when you’re at the end of your rope. With less of you there is more of God and his rule … You’re blessed when you get your inside world — your mind and heart –put … Continue reading

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