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Watching and Praying

Reading: Matthew 26:41 “Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation.  The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.” Lord, thank you for your Holy Spirit who helps me to pray.  I also pray for your Spirit of discernment.  Open my eyes, my ears, my mind and my heart, Lord, and…

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The Greatest Commandment

Reading: Matthew 22:34-40 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” v.36 Jesus’ answer to the Pharisee’s question was from Deuteronomy 6:5.  “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”  That should have been sufficient—one question, one answer.  But the Lord carried on—let…

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…

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Attitude check

Reading: Matthew 19:8-12 When the disciples heard from Jesus that divorce was never in God’s original design, and that it stands to this day, they responded that it is better then not to marry. This got me thinking–why did they say that? Presented with no option to divorce, they would rather not be married at…