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Trading Jesus

Reading: Matthew 26:14-16 For Judas and the chief priests and their company, Jesus was worth 30 silver coins.  For Satan, whatever it was disposed in his power—i.e., all the authority of the kingdoms of the world and their glory (Matthew 4:8-9; Luke 4:6-7). Jesus, however traded His life for mine. He’s already mine, not because…

The most hated

Have you ever wondered who are the most hated people in the world?  Maybe not just hated, but more than feelings of hate, actually persecuted.  Are they black people?  People who fall under the LGBT umbrella?  Some ethnic minorities?  I made a search for “most persecuted in the world” and these are the top 5…

Twice as much a son of hell

Reading: Matthew 23:13-28 “… You have neglected the more important matters of the law—justice, mercy and faithfulness.” Expect me to be that preachy child in the playground telling friends and classmates that they’re going to hell because they worship graven images and make hand gesticulations that are un-biblical.  I did believe as well that as…

Who is your God?

Reading: Matthew 22:23-33 “I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.  He is not the God of the dead but of the living” v.32. My friend, if you are telling me that yes, there is only one God but he comes with many names—watch out, you might be…

Dress code

Reading: Matthew 22:11-14 “… Clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ….” – Romans 13:14 The passage about the wedding guest being banished for not wearing the appropriate costume baffled me for a long time.  What if he were poor and could not afford the proper clothes? Thankfully I got some explanation from my life application…

R.S.V.P.

Reading: Matthew 22:1-14 “So the servants went out into the streets and gathered all the people they could find, both good and bad, and the wedding hall was filled with guests” – Matthew 22:10. I was just pondering on the phrase “both good and bad” from the verse quoted above.  Even the “good” had to…