Category Archives: Matthew

Their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.

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A good name is better than fine perfume

A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold. … Blessed is the person who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or … Continue reading

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I humbled myself with fasting

When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not … Continue reading

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Whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might. … Obey your earthly masters in everything; and do it, not only when their eye is on you and to curry their favor, but with sincerity of heart … Continue reading

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He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children

He will turn the hearts of the … of the children to their parents.

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People were bringing little children to Jesus

People brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them.

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A man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife

The husband should fulfill his marital duty to his wife, and likewise the wife to her husband. … Children are a heritage from the Lord, offspring a reward from him.

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Forgive as the Lord forgave you

If you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

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The Lord takes the upright into his confidence

I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his master’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything that I learned from my Father I have made known to you.

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Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on

Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.

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