Category Archives: Matthew

Matthew 15:(10-20) 21-28 -What comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart

Matthew 15:(10-20) 21-28 10Then he called the crowd to him and said to them, “Listen and understand: 11it is not what goes into the mouth that defiles a person, but it is what comes out of the mouth that defiles.” 12Then the … Continue reading

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Matthew 14:22-33 -You of little faith, why did you doubt?

Matthew 14:22-33 22Immediately he made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead to the other side, while he dismissed the crowds. 23And after he had dismissed the crowds, he went up the mountain by himself to pray. When … Continue reading

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Matthew 14:13-21 – Leftovers

Matthew 14:13-21 13Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14When he went ashore, he saw a … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 – Bring out of your treasure what is new and what is old

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 31He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field;32it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 – Did you not sow good seed in your field?

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 24He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 – Listen! A sower went out to sow

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 1That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, while the whole crowd stood on the beach. 3And he … Continue reading

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Matthew 10:40-42 – We choose welcome

Matthew 10:40-42 40“Whoever welcomes you welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. 41Whoever welcomes a prophet in the name of a prophet will receive a prophet’s reward; and whoever welcomes a righteous person in the … Continue reading

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Matthew 10:24-39 – Do not fear those who can kill the body but cannot kill the soul

Matthew 10:24-39 24“A disciple is not above the teacher, nor a slave above the master;25it is enough for the disciple to be like the teacher, and the slave like the master. If they have called the master of the house … Continue reading

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Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few

  Matthew 9:35-10:8 (9-23) 35Then Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, and curing every disease and every sickness.36When he saw the crowds, he had compassion for … Continue reading

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Matthew 28:16-20 – Go

Matthew 28:16-20 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and … Continue reading

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