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,…

A matter of the heart

Reading: Matthew 15:1-20 “But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these make a man ‘unclean’.  For out of the heart come evil thoughts, murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander.  These are what make a man ‘unclean’; but eating with unwashed hands does not make him ‘unclean’”…

A teaching practitioner

Reading: Matthew 5:17-20 “Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.” – Matthew 5:19 We have had teachers who imparted knowledge…