Love Your Neighbor As Yourself – Matthew 22:39

Love Your Neighbor As Yourself - Matthew 22:39

Matthew 22:39 Love the golden law for us as believers. Love is the summation of the law and the prophets (Matthew 22:40). When we love, we are being just like God because God is love (1 John 4:8). We cannot claim to love God if we do not love the humans that live around us… Continue reading Love Your Neighbor As Yourself – Matthew 22:39

Love The Lord Your God With All Your Heart – Matthew 22:37-40

Love The Lord Your God With All Your Heart - Matthew 22:37-40

Matthew 22:37-40 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. Love your neighbour as yourself.” Matthew 22:37-40 Trick Question When the Pharisees saw how he had silenced the Sadducees they desired to gain “popularity points” with the crowd. One among them a lawyer asked… Continue reading Love The Lord Your God With All Your Heart – Matthew 22:37-40

Blessed Are Those That Mourn – Matthew 5:4

Blessed Are Those That Mourn - Matthew 5:4

Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 Blessed? Who can you point at and say that they are blessed by the Lord? Is it the one who has a big house and many cars? Not many of us would align a blessing with mourning. The beatitudes are spiritual… Continue reading Blessed Are Those That Mourn – Matthew 5:4

Come To Me And I Will Give You Rest – Matthew 11:28-30

Come To Me And I Will Give You Rest - Matthew 11:28-30

Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30… Continue reading Come To Me And I Will Give You Rest – Matthew 11:28-30

Like A Wise Man Who Built His House On Rock – Matthew 7:24-27

Like A Wise Man Who Built His House On Rock - Matthew 7:24-27

Matthew 7:24-27 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the… Continue reading Like A Wise Man Who Built His House On Rock – Matthew 7:24-27

With God All Things Are Possible – Matthew 19:26

With God All Things Are Possible - Matthew 19:26

Matthew 19:26 The context for this verse is very interesting. Jesus had just come out of a conversation with a rich young ruler who asked Jesus how he could obtain eternal life. While the young ruler claimed he had kept the commandments, Jesus challenged him in the area in which He knew he had not… Continue reading With God All Things Are Possible – Matthew 19:26

Seek First His Kingdom – Matthew 6:33

Seek First His Kingdom - Matthew 6:33

Matthew 6:33 Human beings are adapted for survival. Just like other animals, we fend for ourselves and try to provide for our needs. Our basic needs are food, clothing and shelter. It is only natural for all our activities in life to be centered around our basic needs as people.  We work tirelessly because we… Continue reading Seek First His Kingdom – Matthew 6:33

Come To Me – Matthew 11:28

Come To Me - Matthew 11:28

Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 God Can Do Anything A college professor in his prime sat next to a young boy on a flight. The young boy heading to his grandparents’ place for the summer vacation was busy reading a… Continue reading Come To Me – Matthew 11:28