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,…

The Christ

Reading: Matthew 16:13-20 “But what about you?” he asked.  “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by man but by my Father in heaven.” (vv.15-17) And blessed…

Reasoning with God

Reading: Matthew 15:1-28 “Yes, Lord,” she said, “but even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table” (v.27) I thought before that reasoning with God is dangerous—that lightning may come out of the clouds and hit me.  But for now we are given the chance, and we are not consumed because of…