Category Archives: Matthew

Serving Fellow Wanderers

I was not left here to wander aimlessly through life, but rather to serve in the movement of Jesus. Jesus offers rescue from the things which enslave us. We are the messengers and ambassadors of his rescue, saved from our … Continue reading

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Founded On The Rock

Today we celebrate two of our favourite people.  As our son Mason and his love Joy marry, we learn from them what it means to be committed to the Lord Jesus and then to each other. Their marriage and their … Continue reading

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New Year Servant

We have a way greater chance to change the world for Jesus if we will humble ourselves to serve others.  The holiness of a heart is tested in the willingness to serve.  Today we learn from Juve and Jesus how … Continue reading

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Turning Outward with the Love of God

When I was 16 years old, some friends of mine started to talk to me about the Lord.  They were followers of Jesus and were trying to share their faith with me.  Reflecting on those times reminds me of the … Continue reading

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The Edges of Your Fields

Today we read God’s direction to Israel relating to harvest.  God said when they harvest, they should leave some for the poor and the foreigner.  We don’t need all the fruits of our labour to live well – we could … Continue reading

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Christmas Mess and Redemption

God knows our lives are messy.  The Christmas story is messy, isn’t it?  Couldn’t God have found a way to send Jesus to earth without a teenage pregnancy out of wedlock and a stepfather relationship? Welcome to Christmas: redemption in … Continue reading

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Adulterers Anonymous

Jesus echoed Moses’ command to not commit adultery, raising the accountability.  You don’t have to sleep with someone to commit adultery.  All you have to do is look lustfully at the person and you have done it in your heart. … Continue reading

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