Tag Archives: Matthew 9

Wounded …

“Then Jesus made a circuit of all the towns and villages. He taught in their meeting places, reported kingdom news, and healed their diseased bodies, healed their bruised and hurt lives.” Matthew 9:35 Last week while shopping, my Contigo mug fell … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Honey …

“When he [Jesus] looked out over the crowds, his heart broke. So confused and aimless they were, like sheep with no shepherd.” Matthew 9:37 Yesterday, I read a post from my granddaughter’s mother. “Today we lost a very precious member … Continue reading

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What to do with “disreputable characters”?

“What kind of example is this from your Teacher, acting cozy with crooks and riffraff? …Who needs a doctor: the healthy or the sick?” Matthew 9:11,12 Jesus seemed to be blind to the “disreputable characters” he encountered along his journey. … Continue reading

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“The Pharisees were left sputtering, ‘Hocus-pocus. It’s nothing but hocus-pocus. He’s probably made a pact with the Devil.’” Matthew 9:34 I find this statement by the Pharisees to be foolish. Why would the Devil do anything good? Surely he would … Continue reading

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