Unclean – Matthew 8:1-3

“When [Jesus] came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. And behold, a leper came to him and knelt before him, saying, ‘Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.’ And Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, ‘I will; be clean.’ And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.” Matthew 8:1-3 In […]

Every Nation – Matthew 8:10-11

“When Jesus heard this, he marveled and said to those who followed him, ‘Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith. I tell you, many will come from east and west and recline at table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.’” Matthew 8:10-11 Witnessing the […]

Waiting with Hope – Psalm 39:7

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you.” Psalm 39:7 In this psalm, the writer seems to be waiting for deliverance from discipline and for the Lord to deal with the wicked around him. But it got me to thinking about the different applications this statement, this picture of […]