"And the Lord gave me an answer, and said
Put the vision in writing and make it clear on stones,
so that the reader may go quickly.". Habacuque 2:2

#010 Son or Hypocrite?

Matthew 6:1-8

The sixth chapter of Matthew starts off talking about two things: the sublime relationship that God desires to have with his creatures, and the shameful hypocrisy of religion.

#009 You Don't Know the Half of Me

Matthew 5:17-26

Jesus did not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill it. What law am I talking about? God gave Moses the Ten Commandments and more than six hundred precepts that make up the law of God. You find them mostly in the first five books of the Bible.

#008 Losers

Matthew 5:1-16

The Sermon on the Mount is one of the best known passages in the gospel, but not one of the best understood. First, its targets are the disciples who come to Jesus, not the crowd.

#007 Fishers of Men

Matthew 4:18-25

In Galilee Jesus again finds the brothers Simon and Andrew. The first time they met in Judea, these two disciples of John the Baptist heard John say that Jesus was the Lamb of God. At that time they followed him and Simon got a new name - Peter. This is in the first chapter of the Gospel of John

#006 Person or Religion?

Matthew 4:12-17

When Jesus learns that John, the Baptist, is in jail, he comes into Galilee, the region where he had been raised. He adopts Capernaum as the headquarters for his ministry, and it is there that he does most of his signs and miracles.

#005 The Answers

Matthew 4:1-11

Before starting his ministry Jesus must pass a test. So, the Holy Spirit leads him into the wilderness to be tested. And while God tests him, Satan tempts him.

#004 In Good Company

Matthew 3:13-17

Jesus walks sixty miles from Galilee to Jordan, just to be baptized by John the Baptist. He must think baptism is something pretty important!

#003 The King's Forerunner

Matthew 3:1-12

Would you bother to go into a desert to hear a man dressed in a camel-hair cloak? And if you knew that he ate locusts and honey, would you be interested in visiting him?

#002 From bad to worse

Matthew 2:1-22

When Jesus was born, some wise men from the east arrived in Jerusalem asking for the King of Israel that was born. After hearing this, King Herod and the inhabitants of Jerusalem were worried. You would too, if you were in risk of having to pass the government to another.

#001 It can only be true

Matthew 1:1-25

What Jew in good conscience would include two prostitutes in the genealogy of Jesus? Matthew does that in the first chapter of his gospel. Rahab was a prostitute and Tamar acted as one to conceive from her father-in-law.

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