He saw through their trickery and said, “Show me a Roman coin. Whose picture and title are stamped on it?” “Caesar’s,” they replied. “Well then,” he said, “give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar, and give to God what belongs to God.” So they failed to trap him by what he said in front of the people. Instead, […]Read More Silencing the Schemers
Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord’, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and cast out demons in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ And then will […]Read More Can We Get In?
When you give to the needy, sound no trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may be praised by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward. But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is […]Read More Giving In The Secret Life Of Saints
For I tell you, unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:20) It’s a Matter Of The Heart. Following Jesus is not easy. The help He offers makes it achievable. Submitting to His leading makes it possible. In teaching the way to be, Jesus is […]Read More M.O.T.H. – A Standard Exceeding
Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. (Matthew 5:5-6) There’s something to be said about desire. When you are the centre of your universe the desire is what is pleasing to yourself. Unsurprisingly a lot of life in the world we live in […]Read More From The Centre Comes Your Drive
There’s this movie. OK, first up about me and movies. I don’t class myself as a movie fanatic, but I enjoy watching them. I like the odd occasion watching them at the cinema with a good friend – I much prefer watching it at a cinema with a good friend. Whereas when I’m at home, […]Read More Throwing Yourself On The Grenade
Writing these blogs does not always come easy. I don’t feel the pressure to have to write something. If that happens I know that it’s a misuse of time putting something together to write about it. Over the past few weeks there just happens to have been a decent thread of issues to whet my […]Read More The Drive To Get A Right Move On