Monthly Archives: January 2019

Change; February 29, 2019


Mark 6:4 Jesus said to them, “Only in his home town, among his relatives and in his own house is a prophet without honor.” Jesus here states a fairly universal phenomenon, another expression of “Familiarity breeds contempt.” Human beings are … Continue reading

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Faith; January 28, 2019


Mark 5:34 He said to her, “Daughter, your faith has healed you. Go in peace and be freed from your suffering.” There is no question that the power that healed the woman came through Jesus, because He Himself was aware … Continue reading

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Seeing Jesus; January 27, 2019


Matthew 23:39 “For I tell you, you will not see me again until you say, ‘Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord.’” At first glance you might think Jesus was referring to Palm Sunday, but this … Continue reading

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Conflict; January 26, 2019


Matthew 22:46 No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on on one dared to ask him any more questions. I would imagine the disciples got a huge kick out of this. Verse 34 says that … Continue reading

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Speaking for God; January 25, 2019


Matthew 17:5 While he was still speaking, a bright cloud enveloped them, and a voice from the cloud said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased. Listen to him!” Here we have a repeat … Continue reading

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Opposition; January 24, 2019


Matthew 11:1 After Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in the towns of Galilee. I think the NIV translators did their readers a real disservice here by saying, “in the … Continue reading

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Kingdom Principles; January 23, 2019


Matthew 10:39 “Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it.” Many things about the kingdom of God fly in the face of normal human thinking, and none more so than … Continue reading

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