GodSpeak: Disciple (n./v.)

GodSpeak – Matthew 28:1-15 – December 23-28

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 28:1-15 A Sunday morning earthquake. The terrifying appearance of angels. An empty tomb. An awkward greeting. An expensive cover-up. He is risen. Monday, December 23 Read Matthew 28:1-15. Jesus is risen! The women are trembling in fear. Jesus then greets them. The Greek word for “Greetings!” implies a … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 27:32-66 – December 16-21

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 27:32-66 The moment for the redemption of the earth has come. Jesus is mocked, abandoned, and brutally killed. The earth shakes, saints resurrected and the temple curtain torn. “Truly this was the Son of God!” Monday, December 16 Read Matthew 27:32-56. Jesus has been forsaken by his people, … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 26:36-75 – December 2-7

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 26:36-75 The things Jesus said are being fulfilled in quick succession: A kiss from Judas, Peter laying down his sword, false witnesses, three denials. The things the prophets said are also being fulfilled. Jesus is the Christ. Monday, December 2 Read Matthew 26:36-56. Three times Jesus leaves to … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 26: 1-35 – November 25-30

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 26:1-35 The events begin to quicken. Jesus is anointed for burial and confronts his betrayer. Jesus redefines the Passover into a grace-filled meal. Jesus tells the man he called “the rock” that before the rooster crows, three denials will come from his lips. It’s all happening so fast. … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 23 – November 4-9

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 23:1-39 “Do what I say, not what I do” isn’t good enough for Jesus. No pedestals. No lofty titles. Brotherhood. Transparency. Honesty. Integrity. Humility. Service. Monday, November 4 Read Matthew 23:1-12. Why is it so important for us all to be brothers and sisters? Why do we put … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 22:23-46 – Oct 28-Nov 2

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 22:23-46 The sparring match continues. Sadducees try to trap Jesus with resurrection. The Pharisees send a lawyer to debate Jesus on the law. Jesus wins. After all, he’s David’s “Lord.” Monday, October 28 Read Matthew 22:23-33. What are the Sadducees trying to accomplish with this question? Is it … Read more