What’s in it for me?

Reading: Matthew 19:21-30 Pardon me, but sometimes, I just can’t help laughing about how Jesus’ disciples behaved. Do you react the same, or is it just me? So here comes the rich young man who claimed to have kept all the commandments, and yet, a camel will find it easier to go through the eye…

If it is You….

Reading: Matthew 14:25-33 “Lord, if it’s you,” Peter replied, “tell me to come to you on the water” (v.28). We pray for something, search His Word, ask for signs, get confirmation, and go ahead.  And for some reason, in the thick of it all, we suddenly doubt His calling.  Why? Again, let us turn our…

No place of his own

Reading: Matthew 8:18-22 “… Foxes have holes and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head” (v.20). Reading this as a child, I thought it was unfair to express a desire to follow Jesus, and then be discouraged! But now it comes clear to me that…