Matthew 11-13: Speaking in parables.

February 7, 2015. Daily Reading: Matthew 11-13. Background: Matthew 8-10. Concepts and Connections. Chapter 11 1. John the baptizer and the Messiah: John had come as the one who would prepare the way for the Messiah, a voice crying in the wilderness. As Jesus’ and John’s ministries begin to overlap, John sends messengers to Jesus to…

The Christian Virtues, Part 6: Godliness.

October 10, 2014. “For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love. For if these qualities are yours and are increasing, they keep you from being ineffective or unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus…

Devoting time.

April 23, 2014. What do you devote you time to? Mostly work, school, leisure? Recently I have notice that my time devoted to God has been waning, and this is a concern to me. I’m not talking about things I do at the student center and the activities we put on, but I mean actual…