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…

Don’t let them in

Reading: Matthew 9:1-8 Knowing their thoughts, Jesus said, “Why do you entertain evil thoughts in your hearts?” – Matthew 9:4 (NIV) Jesus’ message is clear that we should not even be having evil thoughts—don’t even open the door on them, don’t let them in, don’t entertain them! Just the thought of evil makes us sin…

Forgiveness…

… joins Repentance and Good Fruits Reading: Matthew 6:12,14-15 “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (v.12) “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” (vv.14-15)…

Judgment Day

Reading: Matthew 5:21-26 I have been stalling in writing this piece mostly because I think I have misinterpreted this passage for a long time, and I have been praying to God for enlightenment. I have turned to my life-application study Bible, and, still feeling not fully satisfied with the explanation, I just waited. I read…