The Will of God Through Prayer

“Now this is the confidence we have before Him: Whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us.” ‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:14‬ ‭ We must develop a prayer life that honors the will of God if our prayers are to be fruitful.

Matthew 8: The Storms Of Life

“But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, you of little faith? ” Then He got up and rebuked the winds and the sea. And there was a great calm.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭8:26‬ ‭ In Matthew 8 we see the disciples fearing for their life as a storm rages on the sea and they fear theirContinue reading “Matthew 8: The Storms Of Life”

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 7: Narrow Gate

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it. How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭7:13-14‬ Matthew 7 gives us the teaching of the narrow gate.Continue reading “Matthew 7: Narrow Gate”

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 4: It Takes More Then Bread

“He answered, “It is written: Man must not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. ””‭‭Matthew‬ ‭4:4‬ ‭CSB‬‬https://www.bible.com/1713/mat.4.4.csb Today in a Matthew 4 it is proclaimed that bread alone is insufficient for life. One can ask what does this mean? The simple answer is true life isContinue reading “Matthew 4: It Takes More Then Bread”

Matthew 2: Striking Resemblance

Greetings, Matthew chapter 2 gives the reader more fulfilled prophecy to consider concerning Jesus Christ. However, notice the connection also in chapter 2 between Jesus Christ and Moses. Christ was sent into Egypt and then comes out of Egypt. Both were being pursued by authorities and hid until those authorities had passed on. The similaritiesContinue reading “Matthew 2: Striking Resemblance”

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”

Hebrews 11: Forsake The Temporary For The Promise

Greetings, Hebrews 11 continues with the presentation of the heroes of faith. Verse 25 really placed things into perspective for me. This verse is about the decision of Moses to forsake the pleasures of sin and to suffer with his people for a future promise. This is the same attitude we must carry with usContinue reading “Hebrews 11: Forsake The Temporary For The Promise”

Hebrews 11: Faith

Greetings, Hebrews 11 teaches us the power of faith. In order to grow as a Christian we must first believe in Jesus Christ. It is impossible to grow as a Christian if one does not have faith in the message of a Jesus Christ. Without faith there is no hope. God Bless