Monthly Archives: January 2015

It’s Religion or Jesus!

Read 296.) Matthew chapters 14 thru 16. Herod the tetrarch, ruler over Israel in Jesus’ day was foolishly manipulated into beheading John the Baptist, Jesus’ forerunner, by his own wife. This caused Jesus to withdraw to a remote place, but … Continue reading

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Which Kind of Hearer are You?

Read 295.) Matthew chapter 13. Jesus frequently taught His followers in parables. These would be earthly stories having a spiritual truth or meaning to them. There are as many as 8 in this chapter. Since Israel has rejected Him, and … Continue reading

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The Messiah was Rejected

Read 294.) Matthew chapters 10 thru 12. Having established Jesus’ credentials to the Jew, in that He fulfilled the prophecies, believed and taught as Moses, and possessed supernatural power; He sought to be received by His people Israel as their … Continue reading

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What Could Messiah Do?

Read 293.) Mathew chapters 8 and 9. Matthew writes the Gospel to the Jew. He first showed that Jesus fulfilled their prophecies in chapters 1 thru 4:11. He then showed what Jesus believed, preached and taught from 4:12 thru chapter … Continue reading

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What Did Messiah Teach?

Read 292.) Matthew 4:12 thru chapter 7. If the Jew’s interest was piqued by the prophecies fulfilled when Jesus came, and the report of his Messianic anointing real, then what did this Jesus believe, preach and teach? That is the … Continue reading

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Matthew: Gospel to the Jew

Read 291.) Matthew chapter 1 thru 4:11. Beginning the New Testament, 420 years of silence from heaven has passed. The world has been made ready. In accordance with God’s plan, the time for Messiah had come. Matthew was a disciple … Continue reading

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Messiah Came in the Fullness of Time

For daily reading 290.) we take a look at a few of the formative pressures that shaped the world of 2,000 years ago when Messiah came. Heaven had been silent, and no word from God came to Israel after those … Continue reading

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