Matthew 8: Just Say The Word

“Then Jesus told the centurion, “Go. As you have believed, let it be done for you.” And his servant was cured that very moment.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭8:13‬ ‭ The story of the centurion presents a powerful proclamation of faith. The centurion was a position of power within the Roman government. However, this man came to Jesus ChristContinue reading “Matthew 8: Just Say The Word”

Matthew 6: Treasures In Heaven

Greetings, “For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:21‬ ‭ In order to have a real encounter with Jesus, He must be in our hearts. We must treasure the ways of God above all. If we truly want to grow in our faith then we must walk in the ways ofContinue reading “Matthew 6: Treasures In Heaven”

Matthew 5: Beatitudes

Greetings, In Matthew 5 we encounter The Sermon On The Mount and are given the beatitudes. The beatitudes are essential a list of blessings. It is wise for Christians to consider this list carefully and often. This list of blessings given by Jesus Christ is then followed by a lesson on being the salt ofContinue reading “Matthew 5: Beatitudes”

Matthew 3: Spiritual Genealogy

“And don’t presume to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I tell you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones!”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭3:9‬ ‭HCSB The Sadducees and Pharisees who came to spy on John the Baptist that day were greeted with a firm warning. It does notContinue reading “Matthew 3: Spiritual Genealogy”

Matthew 1: Introduction

Greetings, This blog continues its journey through the Bible in 1 year by starting the Book of Matthew today. As a brief introduction to this writing a few points of interest should be noted. It was written from a Jewish perspective and geared towards a Jewish audience. This gospel account includes many references to theContinue reading “Matthew 1: Introduction”