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 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 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 6: Unchanging Nature of God

Greetings, The writer of Hebrews reminds us in chapter 6 that God is unchanging. I am thankful for the steady nature of our God. The God we serve does not lie. His word is an anchor that we all can hold onto no matter what life circumstance we are facing. Jesus as Lord has promisedContinue reading “Hebrews 6: Unchanging Nature of God”

Hebrews 5: Spiritual Milk To Solid Foods

Greetings, Hebrews chapter 5 tells us the importance of growing in the faith. The writer of Hebrews warns that a failure to grow from simple truths of faith, which he refers to as spiritual milk for infants, to being able to handle solid foods, more complex aspects of faith is a sign of unrighteousness. AContinue reading “Hebrews 5: Spiritual Milk To Solid Foods”

Hebrews 3: Greater Is The Builder

Greetings, Today in Hebrews 3 we receive a valuable piece of theology. The writer of Hebrews states the builder of a house is greater than the house. Then the writer states every house has a builder but God has built everything. This is another way of saying God is greater than any created person, place,Continue reading “Hebrews 3: Greater Is The Builder”

Hebrews 2: Drifters

Hebrews chapter 2 opens with a warning about neglecting the faith. The writer of Hebrews writes that we are to be careful that we do not drift away. As Christians we are to actively work to protect our faith in order for our faith to grow and mature. We are to guard our hearts againstContinue reading “Hebrews 2: Drifters”