Tag: Matthew

Jeff Munroe

The Price of a Soul

Read: Matthew 16:24-28 What will it profit a man if he gains the whole world and forfeits his soul? (v. 26) There is a devastatingly beautiful scene at the end of

Jeff Munroe

Send It Ahead

Read: Matthew 6:19-34 Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth. (v. 19) My wife and I lived in the Netherlands from 2009 to 2010. When we decided to return

Jeff Munroe

The Stewardship of Pain

Read: Matthew 25:14-30 I was afraid, and I went and hid your talent in the ground. (v. 25) A compelling nonfinancial interpretation of the parable of the talents comes from the

Jeff Munroe

Do Something!

Read: Matthew 25:14-30 Enter into the joy of your master. (v. 21) The parable of the talents in Matthew 25 is one of the most often-used stewardship texts. I’ve heard of

Jeff Munroe

The God of Abundance

Read: Matthew 14:13-21 And they all ate and were satisfied. (v. 20) When it comes to how Christians should relate to their money, I’m uncomfortable with the word stewardship. That may

Jeff Munroe

In What (or Whom) Do You Trust?

Read: Matthew 6:24-34 No one can serve two masters. (v. 24) On the way to church one Sunday morning, our six-year-old daughter said, “I need some money for the Sunday school

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Steven Laman

Are You Really Listening?

Read: Matthew 13:1-9 [Jesus said], “He who has ears, let him hear.” (v. 9) Sometimes not being able to understand what someone says can be quite hilarious, like when my

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Stan Mast

The Fruit of Faith

READ : Matthew 7:15-20 Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them. (v. 20 NIV) Jesus’ strong words in Matthew 7:21 may sound like salvation by works, but Jesus didn’t mean that. We

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Rev. David Bast

The Great Confession

Read: Matthew 16:13-16 Who do you say I am? It’s the most important question you will ever answer: who is Jesus Christ? If you need a hint about the answer, stay