Monthly Archives: January 2016

January 11, 2016: Day 8 – Matthew 8

Last evening for the first time in my life I was a participant in an ordination service.  Simeon Harrar was ordained into the position of Director of Youth at First Presbyterian of Lancaster and he asked me to do the … Continue reading

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January 10, 2016: Day 7 – Matthew 7

The wise man built his house upon the rock.  The wise man built his house upon the rock.  When you read Matthew 7 it is hard not to keep that children’s song out of your mind.  Okay, it’s hard for … Continue reading

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January 9, 2016: Day 6 – Matthew 6

Just when you thought you could catch your breath after the very densely packed chapter 5, chapter 6 comes and takes your breath away.  Again, so much to go over, but not enough space.  What a great exercise to remind … Continue reading

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January 8, 2016: Day 5 – Matthew 5

How much time do you have? There are so many biblical truths tucked away in chapter 5 that it would take us years to get through them all, especially at the rate that I go through books of the Bible. … Continue reading

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January 7, 2016: Day 4 – Matthew 4

Let’s start with Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness. As soon as he is proclaimed the Son of God he goes off by himself to prepare himself for the ministry that is to come. This is so crucial. Throughout Jesus’ life … Continue reading

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January 6: Day 3 – Matthew 3

Today we are introduced to John Baptism, probably one of my favorite characters in all of Scripture. He is the one who isn’t concerned if his clothes match in the morning or if he is fitting into the crowd or … Continue reading

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January 5, 2016: Day 2 – Matthew 2

This is the last of our reposts. Tomorrow you will get a brand new post, but for now, enjoy this post. I’m just sorry that we weren’t able to keep Erica Reinmiller’s comment on this post. It was very insightful … Continue reading

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January 4, 2016: Day 1- Matthew 1

Well, we are back!  If you have been following along then you will notice this entry.  The only negative about the reboot is that we no longer have those wonderful comments that were made previously.  You’ll just have to make … Continue reading

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Prelude to Day 1: Background to Matthew before we get started tomorrow

I hope you are ready to get started tomorrow. Remember, one chapter each day so tomorrow we will be reading Matthew 1 and you will be writing in your journal some thoughts on what did you learn about Jesus and … Continue reading

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