Monthly Archives: November 2012

Matthew 20:17-19 Purpose Statement

17 Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, 18 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests … Continue reading

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Matthew 20:1-16 Dealing With Envy

“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire workers for his vineyard. 2 He agreed to pay them a denarius[a] for the day and sent them into his vineyard. 3 … Continue reading

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Matthew 19:23-30 Rich People Don’t Seek God

23 Then Jesus said to his disciples, “Truly I tell you, it is hard for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of heaven. 24 Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the … Continue reading

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Matthew 19:15-22 Rich, Young, Powerful and Foolish

15 When he had placed his hands on them, he went on from there. 16 Now a man came up to Jesus and asked, “Teacher, what good thing must I do to get eternal life?” 17 “Why do you ask … Continue reading

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Matthew 19:13, 14 Little Children

13 Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them. 14 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, … Continue reading

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Matthew 19:1-12 Marriage in Community

When Jesus had finished saying these things, he left Galilee and went into the region of Judea to the other side of the Jordan. 2 Large crowds followed him, and he healed them there. 3 Some Pharisees came to him to test … Continue reading

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Matthew 18:21-35 Unforgiving

21 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?” 22 Jesus answered, “I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times.[g] 23 “Therefore, the kingdom … Continue reading

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Matthew 18:15-19 Church Discipline

15 “If your brother or sister[b] sins,[c] go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. 16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, … Continue reading

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Matthew 18:12-14 Lost Sheep

12 “What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off? 13 And if … Continue reading

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Matthew 18:5-9 Sustainable Childlike Faith

5 And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me.6 If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them to have a large millstone hung around their neck and … Continue reading

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