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November 30, 2017

Today, we will fast track a bit through the Gospel of Matthew. Again, what we may not cover in this particular Gospel we will eventually get to later. 

"When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say the Son if Man is?" Th...

November 29, 2017

I am so glad that we can have this time once again to sit down together and take an in-depth look into the Word of God. Again, we are in Matthew's gospel. Now, there is so much to talk about in this gospel, but I will not cover it all. However, by the time we get throu...

November 28, 2017

We have been looking at the Sermon on the Mount as found in Matthew's gospel. The sermon begins with chapter five, and ends at the conclusion of chapter seven. Jesus didn't worry about "keeping it short and sweet." Chapters eight and nine deal with the authority and po...

November 27, 2017

Good morning. I hope you are having a great Monday. Today we will return to the Gospel of Matthew, chapter seven. There is so much to gleam from this gospel. Last week I mentioned the particular text that I want to deal with in detail today.

"Do not give dogs what is sa...

November 24, 2017

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving. I know this morning that many made their way out very early in order to celebrate that one holiday that is not "officially" on the calendar, Black Friday. I went one time, several years ago, I have not healed from that experience. W...

November 22, 2017

Good morning. It is good to be back in the office. Yesterday, we traveled back to one of my favorite spots on earth, German Village in Columbus, Ohio. It is such a great getaway. But, I'm glad to be back to work. Today, we will continue to look at Jesus' teaching on th...

November 20, 2017

Today, we get to begin a new week of study as we continue our journey through the Bible. We are currently looking at the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus has been teaching on murder and adultery, and he even offered some words about divorce. He then warns against making an o...

November 16, 2017

I hope you are enjoying our work together as we continue our journey through the Bible. We are still in chapter five of the Gospel of Mathew. We are looking at the Sermon on the Mount. We have looked at what Jesus had to say about murder and adultery. Basically, he sai...

November 15, 2017

Good morning! Today we will be looking at what Jesus taught concerning adultery. Yesterday we looked at what he said about murder. He basically said that not committing the act of murder is not enough. One should not have the intent in one's heart, and one should guard...

November 14, 2017

Good morning. I hope you are well today. Today we are going right back to work looking at the Gospel of Matthew. The Sermon on the Mount begins at Chapter 5, verse one with the Beatitudes. and ends with the last verse of the seventh chapter. The "sermon" is actually a...

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