Tag Archives: Gospel of Matthew

Oaths – No Substitute For Integrity

“Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’ But I say to you, do not swear at all: neither by heaven, for it … Continue reading

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Look Again and Consecrate

Thursday January 26, 2023 Matthew 6:30 “Now if God so clothes the grass of the field, . . . will He not much more clothe you, O you of little faith?” A simple statement of Jesus is always a puzzle … Continue reading

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The Lighthouse

The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? – Psalm 27:1. “No one, when he has lit a lamp, puts it in a secret place or under a basket, but on a lampstand, that those who … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:16

Friday January 20, 2023 Matthew 5:16 “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.” Jesus has put a precious promise into this admonition. If our life with God … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 3

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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Matthew 17:27

Wednesday January 18, 2023 Matthew 17:27 “Nevertheless . . . go to the sea, cast in a hook, and take the fish that comes up first . . . you will find a piece of money; take that and give … Continue reading

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God Is Sovereign Above All – 2

Scripture Text – Daniel 1 Abraham called God “the Judge of all the earth” (Genesis 18:25), and King Hezekiah prayed, “You are God, You alone, of all the kingdoms of the earth.” – 2 Kings 19:15. In Daniel’s day, King Nebuchadnezzar … Continue reading

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It’s Natural In The Young

From there Elisha went up to Bethel. As he was walking along the road, some boys came out of the town and jeered at him. “Get out of here, baldy!” they said. “Get out of here, baldy!” He turned around, … Continue reading

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God Makes All Things New – 3

Scripture Text – Jeremiah 30-33 These chapters describe the glory of the dawning of a new day for the people of Israel, not only for the exiles in Babylon but also for the Jewish people in the latter days before … Continue reading

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God Makes All Things New – 2

Scripture Text – Jeremiah 30-33 These chapters describe the glory of the dawning of a new day for the people of Israel, not only for the exiles in Babylon but also for the Jewish people in the latter days before … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/10/2023

1 Thessalonians 1:6 Imitators In joyfully enduring persecution, the Thessalonians imitated Paul, his companions, and the Lord Jesus (compare Matthew 5:11–12; Acts 5:41). Affliction Refers to the opposition and persecution experienced by the believers in Thessalonica (1 Thessalonians 3:3–4, 7; … Continue reading

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God Makes All Things New – 1

Scripture Text – Jeremiah 30-33 In these chapters, the Lord amplified the wonderful promise He gave to His people in the letter Jeremiah sent the Babylonian exiles: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans … Continue reading

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Christ In The Midst of The Church – 3

Pastor’s Note: We’re continuing on from where we left off the week before Christmas. If you want to review, here is the link: Christ In The Midst of The Church – 2 Christ Jesus in our midst is the key … Continue reading

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Peace Without Worry – 3

Scripture Text – Philippians 4:1-9 The antidote to worry is the secure mind: “And the peace of God . . . will guard (guard like a soldier at a garrison) your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” When you have … Continue reading

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Matthew 26:41

Wednesday January 4, 2023 Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray.” We need to watch for prayers as well as for the answers to our prayers. It needs as much wisdom to pray rightly as it does faith to receive the answers … Continue reading

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Peace Without Worry – 1

Scripture Text – Philippians 4:1-9 If anybody had an excuse for worrying, it was the Apostle Paul. His beloved Christian friends at Philippi were disagreeing with one another, and he was not there to help them. We have no idea … Continue reading

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Seeking and Pursuing Peace

“Let him seek peace and pursue it. For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, And His ears are open to their prayers.” – 1 Peter 3:11-12. “Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of … Continue reading

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God Has Spoken – To You!

IMAGINE hearing God’s voice! Moses did (Numbers 1:1). Scripture gives little indication of what that experience was like, but it does say that the Lord spoke to Moses “face to face, as a man speaks to his friend.” – Exodus … Continue reading

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Responsibility and Accountability – 9

Scripture Text – Ezekiel 18-21 Responsibility is one of the major themes of these four chapters. By dealing with the subject of personal and national responsibility, Ezekiel was able to answer the frequent complaints of the people that the Lord … Continue reading

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Christmas Verse 12/26/2022

CHRIST IS CHRISTMAS! HE IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON! He was sent and He came to fulfill a mission; ALL-Man, ALL-God, carrying the treasure of His precious blood from the humble manger to the Cross of Calvary just so … Continue reading

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