Tag Archives: Jesus

July 5 – Building the Church

Mark 13:1-13; 1 Kings 6; Hosea 8 “And Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone shall be left upon another, that shall not be thrown down.’” (Mark 13:2 NKJV) There was nothing … Continue reading

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July 4 – It’s The Little Things…

Mark 12:28-44; 1 Kings 4; 1 Kings 5; Hosea 7:3-16 “Then one poor widow came and threw in two mites, which make a quadrans.” (Mark 12:42 NKJV) She probably hoped that no one noticed her as she slipped those mites … Continue reading

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July 3 – Dealing With Tests

Mark 12:1-27; 1 Kings 3; Hosea 6; Hosea 7:1-2 “’Shall we pay, or shall we not pay?’ But He, knowing their hypocrisy, said to them, ‘Why do you test Me? Bring Me a denarius that I may see it.’” (Mark … Continue reading

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July 2 – Fruitless and Faithless: A Tale of Two Curses

Mark 11:15-33; 1 Kings 2; Hosea 5:5-15 “And Peter, remembering, said to Him, ‘Rabbi, look! The fig tree which You cursed has withered away.’” (Mark 11:21 NKJV) Sometimes the strangest stories have a background that clears things up. The story … Continue reading

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March 29 – Taking Care of the Heavy Stuff

Matthew 23:13-39; Numbers 23:27-24:25; Song of Solomon 5:2-6:3 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These … Continue reading

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March 21 – The Wrong Question for the Right Reason

Matthew 19:16-30; Numbers 11-12; Ecclesiastes 8 “Just then a man came up to Jesus and asked, ‘Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?’ … ‘All these I have kept,’ the young man said. ‘What do I … Continue reading

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March 16 – Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

Matthew 16; Numbers 1-2; Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 “He replied, ‘When evening comes, you say, “It will be fair weather, for the sky is red,” and in the morning, “Today it will be stormy, for the sky is red and overcast.” You … Continue reading

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March 15 – Do You Have Your List, Yet?

Matthew 15:21-39; Leviticus 26-27; Ecclesiastes 1:12-2:26 “Jesus called his disciples to him and said, ‘I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them … Continue reading

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March 14 – When The Heart is Revealed

Matthew 15:1-20; Leviticus 24-25; Ecclesiastes 1:1-11 “For out of the heart come evil thoughts—murder, adultery, sexual immorality, theft, false testimony, slander. These are what defile a person; but eating with unwashed hands does not defile them.” (Matthew 15:19-20 NKJV) Some … Continue reading

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March 8 – No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Matthew 12:1-21; Leviticus 14; Proverbs 26 “Then He said to the man, ‘Stretch out your hand.’ And he stretched it out, and it was restored as whole as the other. Then the Pharisees went out and plotted against Him, how … Continue reading

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