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Matthew 6:14-15

July 07, 2020 – Tuesday Matthew 6:14-15  NIV 14 For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  15 But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Matthew 6:14-15  JUB 14 For if ye set men free from their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also set you free;  15 but if ye do not set men free from their trespasses, neither will your Father set you free from your trespasses. Comment         It always amazes…
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July 06, 2020 – Monday              Matthew 17:1a  NIV 1After six days …                                                              Comment         Confession. I am cheating a bit here as I taught on this, this past Sunday at church. Nonetheless I just went to BibleGateway.com to see if there were any real differences in the first…
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Matthew 23:2-3

July 01, 2020 – Wednesday                                                                                           Matthew 23:2-3 2 The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses’ seat.  3 So you must be careful to do everything they tell you. But do not do what they…
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Matthew 13:30

June 23, 2020 – Tuesday                                                                                         Matthew 13:30  NIV 30 Let both grow together until the harvest. At that time I will tell the harvesters: First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles to be burned; then gather…
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MATTHEW 11:12

April 09, 2020 – Thursday Matthew 11:12  NIV From the days of John the Baptist until now, the kingdom of heaven has been subjected to violence, and violent people have been raiding it.  Matthew 11:12  NKJV And from the days of John the Baptist until now the kingdom of heaven suffers violence, and the violent take it by force. Comments Neither of the versions of this verse above made much sense to me and I probably read over a dozen…
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Matthew 24:9-11

April 03, 2020 – Friday Matthew 24:9-11  NIV 9 “Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of Me.  10 At that time many will turn away from the faith and will betray and hate each other,  11 and many false prophets will appear and deceive many people. Comments Who is Jesus speaking to when He made the above remarks? Jesus was speaking to His disciples. They were the…
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Matthew 23:34-35

April 02, 2020 – Thursday Matthew 23:34-35  NKJV 34 Therefore, indeed, I send you prophets, wise men, and scribes: some of them you will kill and crucify, and some of them you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city,  35 that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on the earth, from the blood of righteous Abel to the blood of Zechariah, son of Berechiah, whom you murdered between the temple and the altar. Comments The above verses come to…
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Matthew 13:20-21

April 01, 2020 – Wednesday Matthew 13:20-21  NKJV 20 But he who received the seed on stony places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;  21 yet he has no root in himself, but endures only for a while. For when tribulation or persecution arises because of the word, immediately he stumbles. Comments Above we have Jesus explaining the parable of the sower which began this way 18“Therefore hear the parable of the sower: 19 When anyone hears the…
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Matthew 11:7-10

March 31, 2020 – Tuesday Matthew 11:7-10  NIV 7 As John’s disciples were leaving, Jesus began to speak to the crowd about John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed swayed by the wind?  8 If not, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fine clothes? No, those who wear fine clothes are in kings’ palaces.  9 Then what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a…
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Matthew 11:6

March 30, 2020 – Monday Matthew 11:6  NIV 6 Blessed is anyone who does not stumble on account of Me. Matthew 11:6  NKJV 6 And blessed is he who is not offended because of Me.  Comments The verse above is the last sentence from Jesus to two disciples of John the Baptist who wanted to know if He was the One to come or should they be expecting someone else? A truly odd question as John was the one who baptized Jesus…
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Matthew 10:26-31

March 27, 2020 – Friday Matthew 10:26-31  NIV 26 “So do not be afraid of them, for there is nothing concealed that will not be disclosed, or hidden that will not be made known.  27 What I tell you in the dark, speak in the daylight; what is whispered in your ear, proclaim from the roofs.  28 Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul…
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Matthew 24:9

March 20, 2020 – Friday Matthew 24:9  NIV 9 “Then you will be handed over to be persecuted and put to death, and you will be hated by all nations because of Me. Comments Why would Jesus say such a thing? Well, let’s look at this chapter as a whole for context. The NIV gives it the title of The Destruction of the Temple and Signs of the End Times. An apt title as in the first two verses we have Jesus left…