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Tag: Gospels

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Healing
Rev. David Bast

A Man under Authority

Read: Matthew 8:5-13 I too am a man under authority. (v. 9) It wasn’t easy to surprise Jesus. Only twice are we told in the Gospels that something astonished him.

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Healing
Rev. David Bast

Jesus’ First Miracle

Read: Matthew 8:1-4 And Jesus stretched out his hand . . .  (v. 3) The man who approached Jesus after his Sermon on the Mount was a hopeless case. Leprosy,

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Healing
Rev. David Bast

Two Builders, Only One Foundation

Read: Matthew 7:24-29 And when Jesus finished these sayings, the crowds were astonished at his teaching, for he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not as their

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Healing
Rev. David Bast

The Way of Salvation

Read: Matthew 5:1-3; 7:12-14 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (v. 3) The Sermon on the Mount is not the way of salvation.

footprints in sand
Healing
Rev. David Bast

The Message of Jesus

Read: Matthew 4:12-17 Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. (v. 17) This might surprise you, but Jesus wasn’t a Christian. A Christian is one who has been

footprints in sand
Healing
Rev. David Bast

Jesus’ Public Ministry

Read: Matthew 4:23-25 And he went throughout all Galilee . . . (v. 23) Matthew 4 and Matthew 9 contain two almost identical passages (compare 4:23-25 and 9:35). Between these