Category Archives: In Jesus’ Words

In Jesus’ Words: The woman’s story told around the world (Matthew 26:6-13)

  We worry and we complain.  We get upset when we are inconvenienced.  I know how easy it is to get caught up in it, and before we know it, the moment in time has passed us by.  But one day, if we are … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Heaven and Good Deeds (final part of Olivet Discourse on End Times)-Matthew 25

I read a statistic recently that said about 75% of Americans think “being good” will get them to heaven. That must include a lot of church-going people in that statistic! In response, my analytical mind always wants to ask, “How good do … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: The Olivet Discourse (End Times Part 2) – Two different statements

  “I assure you: I do not know you!” “Well done, good and faithful servant!” Which would you rather hear?      Jesus tells us two parables about the end times in the second part of his speech known as … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: The Olivet Discourse (End Times Part 1) – Matthew 24

In 2012, it was predicted by some that the world would end on December 21, 2012 according to the end of the Mayan calendar.  It was a big discussion at my workplace, and some people were genuinely concerned.  I spoke … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Lamentation over Jerusalem (Matthew 23:37-39)

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem! The city who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, yet you were not willing! See, … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Do as they say, not as they do. (Matthew 23:1-36)

How many times have we heard the use of the words, “Do as I say, not as I do.”?  That expression actually came from one of Jesus’ speeches where he is talking about the Pharisees and scribes, the religious hypocrites … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Questions about the Messiah (Matthew 22:41-46)

If someone truly has ultimate authority, and they know without a doubt who they are, what their mission is, and what the outcome will be, then they do not need to “prove themselves” to anyone.  Politicians prove themselves.  Experts prove … Continue reading

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