Children and our role

Reading: Matthew 18:1-8 “And whoever welcomes a little child like this in my name welcomes me.  But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the…

Living in our Father’s estate

Reading: Matthew 17:24-27 I had to do a bit of searching about the temple tax, as I do not recall reading about it in the OT.  But apparently, it was the atonement money referred to in Exodus 30, paid every time there was a census, and eventually as an annual tax. Now, if it was…

Are we listening?

Reading: Matthew 17:1-13 “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.  Listen to him!” – Matthew 17:5 Are we taking heed of the Father?  Are we listening to Jesus?  Father, forgive me for the times when I fail to read your Word or pray. 29 “Therefore since we are God’s offspring,…