Matthew

Peter’s Three Calls

Jun 22

Peter’s Three Calls   “And the two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus.” — John i. 37. “And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make …

Matthew:10:1-2

Help for your Sickness

Jun 22

Help for your Sickness   “When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the spirits with his word, and healed all that were sick: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying, Himself took our infirmities, and bare our sicknesses.”— Matthew …

Matthew:8:16,17

The Hairs of Your Head Numbered

Jun 22

The Hairs of Your Head Numbered   “But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.” — Matthew x. 30    IT is most delightful to see how familiarly our Lord Jesus talked with his disciples. He was very great, and yet he was among them as one that serveth; he was very wise, but he was gentle …

Matthew:10:30

How to Become Fishers of Men

Jun 22

How to Become Fishers of Men    “And Jesus saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”— Matthew iv. 19   WHEN Christ calls us by his grace we ought not only to remember what we are, but we ought also to think of what he can make us. It is, “Follow me, and …

Matthew:4:19

The Plain Man’s Pathway to Peace

Jun 22

The Plain Man's Pathway to Peace    “And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, Thou son of David, have mercy on us. And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and Jesus saith unto them, Believe ye that I am able to do this? They …

Matthew:9:27-30

How to Read the Bible

Jun 22

How to Read the Bible   "Have ye not read?...Have ye not read?...If ye had known what this meaneth."—Matthew 12:3-7.   The scribes and Pharisees were great readers of the law. They studied the sacred books continually, poring over each word and letter. They made notes of very little importance, but still very curious notes—as to which was the …

Matthew:12:3-7

A Great Bargain

Jun 22

A Great Bargain   “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.”— Matthew xiii. 45, 46.   A MERCHANTMAN endeavours to trade so as to make a profit. Whether he deals in pearls …

Matthew:13:45-46

“Lead Us Not Into Temptation”

Jun 22

"Lead Us Not Into Temptation"   “Lead us not into temptation.” — Matthew vi. 13   LOOKING over a book of addresses to young people the other day, I met with the outline of a discourse which struck me as being a perfect gem. I will give it to you. The text is the Lord’s prayer, and the exposition …

Matthew:6:13

Offended with Christ

Jun 22

OFFENDED WITH CHRIST.   “And blessed is be, whosoever shall not be offended in me.” — Matthew xi. 6.   THE connection of the passage assists us in feeling its force. John had sent his disciples to ask the Master whether he was indeed the Messiah, and the Saviour, after giving abundant proof that he was the sent one …

Matthew:6:6

The Final Separation

Jun 22

The Final Separation   “And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats.” — Matthew xxv. 32.   JESUS Christ, the man of Nazareth, who is also the Son of God, was crucified, dead, and buried, and the third day he rose again …

Matthew:25:32