Tag Archives: forgiveness

In Jesus’ Words: Tale of two sons (Matthew 21:28-32)

Which one of these is right?  A person who is disagreeable and untrustworthy but eventually does the right thing, or someone who is polite and respectable but does not do what they say? This is the question Jesus presented to the religious Pharisees in his … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Anger (Matthew 21:12-13)

~ Matthew 21:12-13  Cleansing the Temple ~ Jesus went into the temple complex and drove out all those buying and selling in the temple. He overturned the money changers’ tables and the chairs of those selling doves. And He said … Continue reading

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In Jesus Words: Who is this? (Matthew 20:29-21:10)

So many times in this life we want to be right more than anything else. We know best. We want to prove our point is the correct one. (the prideful righteous) or Too often we get caught up in dwelling on our past … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 31 – a Kingdom with no end

He healed the sick, fed the hungry, comforted the oppressed, a friend to sinners, the light of the world, conquered death and was resurrected, he was loved, he was hated, he is the image of the invisible God. “A father to … Continue reading

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31 Days of the Christmas Story from Genesis to John: Day 22 – Names of Jesus

The trip for Mary and Joseph from Nazareth to Bethlehem was about 70-90 miles through mountainous terrain on foot.  It would have taken them about 8-10 days to complete, while carrying all of their food, water, blankets and supplies.  They … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Forgiveness (Matthew 18:21-35)

This is a hard one.  When I first started studying and writing about Jesus’ spoken words, my intent was to shut out all the noise and opinions coming from the world and just concentrate for a while on exactly what … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Lest we offend… (Matthew 17:24-26)

We are a generation that is offended by almost everything.  Somewhere along the way we have decided that we deserve to be right above all else. But when Jesus addressed his disciples regarding the decision of paying the temple tax, he said, “Let … Continue reading

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