Who is this?

Reading: Matthew 21:1-11 “Say to the Daughter of Zion, ‘See, your king comes to you, gentle and riding on a donkey.’” “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the LORD!” … The whole city was stirred and asked, “Who is this?” The crowds answered, “This is JESUS….”

Have mercy on me!

Reading: Matthew 20:29-34 In this life I have seen “faith” in many shades, and I would not want to claim I have the pure one (yet) but that is what we are all striving for. I love being with people who have amazing faith, who openly express their belief that things will be done in…

Salvation is offered equally to all

Reading: Matthew 20:1-16 Note that in the previous passages (Matthew 19:16-30), the subject was about salvation, following the Lord, and eternal rewards. In this succeeding passage, the kingdom of heaven is likened to a landowner seeking for people to work in his vineyard. We know the story–workers were found early in the morning who agreed…

What’s in it for me?

Reading: Matthew 19:21-30 Pardon me, but sometimes, I just can’t help laughing about how Jesus’ disciples behaved. Do you react the same, or is it just me? So here comes the rich young man who claimed to have kept all the commandments, and yet, a camel will find it easier to go through the eye…