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New Testament Study

The Confirmation (Mt. 11)

Read Matthew 11. A lot of times I feel like I can resonate with John the Baptist to some degree. (Note: I am far from being persecuted for the sake of the Gospel. Being persecuted is far worse than any trial we could endure. But even trials, help us to need that confirmation too). I mean, he […]

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When Jesus Comes to Bring a Sword (Mt. 10)

Read Matthew 10:22-42. Truth Jesus says something profound in this chapter. Something we can’t miss. Something we should not miss. Though, perhaps, it is a truth we might want to miss or skip over. In verse 34, we are reminded that earthly peace is not something that is on Jesus’ agenda. “Don’t imagine that I came […]

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New Testament Study

The Gospel in Persecution (Mt. 10)

Read Matthew 10:16-21. Jesus invites us to know what moments of our lives look like – as followers of Jesus Christ. Persecution There will be times where we are persecuted, because of the One in whom our faith rest.  In those times of persecution, God will use it to spread the Gospel,grow us closer to Christ, arm us […]

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New Testament Study

Note//The Beautiful Good News (Mt. 10)

Before we jump into today’s Scripture reading, I want to share my plans for this summer. As I have discovered lately, the summer time is a very rough time for me – physically speaking. Over the past few weeks, I have struggled immensely. If I am not careful, that physical struggle is going to impact […]