True Healing

We can take comfort that in this broken world, true healing can be found in Jesus. Matthew 4:23-25 23 Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people. 24 News about him spread all over Syria, and people brought to him all who were ill with[…]

Come and Follow Me

Jesus asked the early disciples, and he asks us to follow him. Matthew 4:18-22 18 As Jesus was walking beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon called Peter and his brother Andrew. They were casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen. 19 “Come, follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for[…]

Discrediting the Good Name of God

Satan tries to bring God’s goodness into question, but Jesus brings clarity. Matthew 12:22-32 22 Then they brought him a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute, and Jesus healed him, so that he could both talk and see. 23 All the people were astonished and said, “Could this be the Son of David?” 24 But when the Pharisees[…]

Where Your Treasure Lies

What do you value most? What if that treasure was suddenly gone? Matthew 6:19-24 19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For[…]

A new day has begun. The truth and light of Jesus speaks into our darkness.

The beginning of Jesus public ministry marks the end of darkness for the world as the light of the Kingdom of Heaven is revealed Matthew 4:12-17 12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he withdrew to Galilee. 13 Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun[…]