Monthly Archives: February 2010

"I can’t? Watch me."

The Word for today:Matthew 11:25-12:21 After we get the facts of scripture, we begin to read for the flavor of God’s personality. One of my favorite “flavors” occurs today, in Matthew 12:15, where we read that Jesus healed them all. … Continue reading

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The Inspector General

(“Jesus gives John drink from a shell”–Murillo, 1670)The Word for today:Matthew 11:1-14John… Baptizer:“I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He … Continue reading

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What would Jesus do?

The Word for today:Matthew 10:24-42 mark this: Matthew 10:34-36 —“Do not think that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I have not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to set a man … Continue reading

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twelve

The Word for today:Matthew 9:35-10:23mark this: Matthew 10:2-4–These are the names of the twelve apostles: first, Simon (who is called Peter) and his brother Andrew; James son of Zebedee, and his brother John; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the … Continue reading

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stuck in yesterday, going nowhere fast

The Word for today:Matthew 9:9-34mark this: Matthew 9:16-17 —“No one puts a piece of unshrunk cloth on an old garment; for the patch pulls away from the garment, and the tear is made worse. Nor do they put new wine … Continue reading

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