Tag Archives: repentance

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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In Jesus’ Words: Parable of the Lost Sheep (Matthew 18:10-14)

“All humanity winds up in a taxi at one point or another.” – Dorothea Benton Frank, American author I just love that line from one of her novels.  All of us, at least once in our life, have gotten lost.  We … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Wheat and Weeds (Matthew 13:1-2,18-30)

Jesus could have easily been talking about the fair-weathered or pretend Christians of today when he was telling the parable of the Wheat and Weeds.  Hardly a week goes by where we do not hear the surprising and shocking news of someone who is not the person they had … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: Dining with sinners and tax collectors (Matthew 9:2-13)

No one else has ever claimed they can forgive sins except Jesus. The concept was incomprehensible at the time. Why did Jesus say this? Not once or twice, but all the time. Jesus’ response to this question was just as unconventional. He asks those that questioned him, … Continue reading

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In Jesus’ Words: To Fulfill All Righteousness (Matthew 1-3)

I have often said to those I meet, “Just read Jesus’ words in the New Testament and you will be amazed at what He says.” Tune out all the noise and constant bombardment of our society; disregard the rhetoric of those trying to determine if or … Continue reading

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Peter, I have prayed for you

And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.  Matthew 16:18. I came across this magnificent looking church recently while taking a walk through the … Continue reading

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