In Matthew Chapter 8 verses 14 to 22, Jesus walked the 100 yards from the synagogue in Capernaum to the home of Simon Peter, where his mother-in-law has a raging fever. So Peter was married!
There is a story told a hundred different ways but with the same punch line; it is about a man who falls off a cliff. He slips over the edge, careening and banging downward.
We come to Mathew Chapter 8 and at verse 5. We know from Luke that following the miraculous healing of the leper, Jesus Christ went to prayer.
Elmore’s Department Store was one of the three more enjoyable places for a young child to visit in my small, Southern, home town. There was the Super D Five-and-Dime which had the best popcorn and hotdog stand for a hundred mil...
We move on to study Matthew Chapter 8. Jesus comes from these slopes where he has been teaching The Sermon on the Mount.
“Just who do you think you are?” Now there’s a question that has been posed and pointed more than a few times. Usually it is a weaponized question of sorts, laden with accusation; or it is a declaration aimed at someone’s prepo...
We arrive at these concluding verses in what has been called, “The Sermon on the Mount”, and we have read, over these past thirty weeks, of what might be called “The Secret of Holiness”.
A seminary graduate was seeking to become pastor of his very first church, and he finally landed an interview with a pastor search committee. In a small room in the back of the church the young student met the committee.
In 1918, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day in the eleventh month, a ceasefire was signed, called the Treaty of Versailles that brought World War 1 to an end.
On Sept. 11, 2001, I got a phone call. It was my friend Kathy. She asked me if I was watching the news.I told her “no,” because I had just gotten out of bed to answer the phone. The previous night had been a late one, so I ...