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…

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…

Almost losing the race

Post cover image by Tomas Castelazo derivative work: Veronidae (This file was derived from: Prostitute tj.jpg:) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons Reading: Matthew 21:28-32 Jesus said to them, “I tell you the truth, the tax collectors and the prostitutes are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you.” – Matthew 21:31 In a…