Category Archives: Matthew

Star of Bethlehem

When we finally find Jesus after our long journeys, we are filled with joy and moved to worship. The question is, are you seeking him? Do you want to find him? Jesus is worth finding and worshiping because of who … Continue reading

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Herod: A King Threatened

Herod the King heard of the Messiah’s birth and was threatened by Jesus, even as a baby. Why would Magi come from the east to worship him? What will this mean for me and my kingdom? Will the people not … Continue reading

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Righteous Joseph

God with us. The Word made flesh. A virgin birth. The righteous Joseph did what was right in accordance with God’s plan. Thanks to an angel who spoke to him the words of God.  He named the baby Jesus, the … Continue reading

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Guatemala XI: Heavy Burdens

Are you carrying a heavy burden? We are not meant to bear our burdens alone. Jesus invites us to come to him when we are heavy-laden and he will give us rest. His yoke is easy and his burden is … Continue reading

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Guatemala VII: Kinship With the Least of These

Jesus didn’t look down on the homeless. He invited them in. It was a matter of kinship. Jesus goes beyond the handout to the invitation, the looking after, and the visitation. Jesus knows what it is like to be homeless. … Continue reading

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Guatemala IV: Build My Life

I introduced Build My Life to the students at English House in Guatemala when I was there. They asked me if I would lead worship time and if there was a song that would suit – a warmth came over … Continue reading

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Jesus Doesn’t Throw Spaghetti

Jesus doesn’t throw spaghetti. He knows what’s up. The two most important commands are to love God fully and love your neighbour as yourself. Make faith about what you do – not what you don’t do. Want to be successful … Continue reading

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