Category Archives: Matthew

Matthew 25:31-46 – Are you feeding the hungry?

31“When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then he will sit on the throne of his glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate people one from another … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:14-30 – To all those who have more will be given

GOSPEL MATTHEW 25:14-30 14“For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; 15to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to each according to his ability. … Continue reading

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Matthew 25:1-13 – Keep awake!

Matthew 25:1-13 1“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with … Continue reading

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Matthew 23:1-12 – All who exalt themselves will be humbled

Matthew 23:1-12 1Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2“The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; 3therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, for they do not practice … Continue reading

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Matthew 22:34-46 – Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?

Matthew 22:34-46 34When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, 35and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. 36“Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?” 37He said to him, “You shall … Continue reading

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Matthew 22:15-22 – Why are you putting me to the test, you hypocrites?

Matthew 22:15-22 15Then the Pharisees went and plotted to entrap him in what he said. 16So they sent their disciples to him, along with the Herodians, saying, “Teacher, we know that you are sincere, and teach the way of God in … Continue reading

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Matthew 22:1-14 – The wedding is ready

Matthew 22:1-14 1Once more Jesus spoke to them in parables, saying: 2“The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a king who gave a wedding banquet for his son. 3He sent his slaves to call those who had been invited to the … Continue reading

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Matthew 21:33-46 – Produce fruit for the kingdom

  Matthew 21:33-46 33“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a watchtower. Then he leased it to tenants and went to another … Continue reading

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Matthew 21:23-32 – Even after you saw it, you did not change your minds and believe him

Matthew 21:23-32 23When he entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to him as he was teaching, and said, “By what authority are you doing these things, and who gave you this authority?” 24Jesus said … Continue reading

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Matthew 20:1-16 – I choose to give to this last the same as I give to you

  Matthew 20:1-16 1“For the kingdom of heaven is like a landowner who went out early in the morning to hire laborers for his vineyard. 2After agreeing with the laborers for the usual daily wage, he sent them into his vineyard. 3When … Continue reading

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