Monthly Archives: July 2019

Where Is Your King?

We generally don’t do royalty in the United States (apart from a certain fascination with the British Royals). In order to understand the point of Matthew 2:1–12, appreciate that much of the world for much of the time has been … Continue reading

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Immanuel: God with Us!

Grasp the grandeur of the God put the galaxies in place—and continues to uphold the movement of the stars. Matthew 1:18–25 tells you that this God is with you. He has not only come down to help when you need … Continue reading

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“Why All These Names?”

Why does Matthew, as he begins his Gospel, includes the names he does in 1:1–17. It may seem to us today as an unlikely way to begin a book, but the Holy Spirit wanted Matthew to give you this at … Continue reading

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“Good News by a Follower of Jesus”

If you had retired from a career with the IRS, how eager would you be to admit that? In Matthew 9:9–13 the human author of this Gospel, a tax collector, recounts Jesus call to him to be his disciple. Listen … Continue reading

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