GodSpeak: Disciple (n./v.)

GodSpeak – Matthew 15:1-39 – August 12-17

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 15:1-39 ”Wash your hands before you eat!” It’s good advice for proper hygiene. The Pharisees and the teachers of the law had other motivations. Maybe they should listen to the Canaanite woman… Monday, August 12 Read Matthew 15:1-20. The Pharisees were blind to the ways in which their … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 14:1-36 – August 5-10

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 14:1-36 While the wicked revel, Jesus feeds his thousands from a meager meal. While the wind and waves roil, Peter walks on water. Feel the tension? “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.” Monday, August 5 Read Matthew 14:1-21. Compare Herod’s birthday feast with the feast Jesus … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 13:1-23 – July 22-27

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 13:1-23 It’s storytime with Jesus and even the disciples are confused. No, Jesus isn’t a bad storyteller. He knows what he’s doing. Confused? It’s time for new eyes or new ears.  Monday, July 22 Read Matthew 13:1-23. Does Jesus intentionally want to confuse us with the parables? If … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 12:22-50 – July 15-20

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 12:22-50 Blaspheme the Holy Spirit, and you won’t be forgiven. The evil heart produces evil fruit. The evil and adulterous generation seeks a sign. The evil spirit multiplies. Jesus is stronger. Monday, July 15 Read Matthew 12:22-37. What does it mean to blaspheme against the Holy Spirit? Is … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 10:17-42 – June 24-29

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 10:17-42 Jesus sends his apostles out on a mission. Here, Jesus describes what may encounter them as they fulfill that mission. If you also consider yourself an apostle of Jesus, pay attention. Monday, June 24 Read Matthew 10:16-33.  Jesus warns his disciples about fearful possibilities that may arise … Read more

GodSpeak – Matthew 10:1-16 – June 17-22

Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew Matthew 10:1-16 Jesus gathers 12 disciples and send them. He authorizes them, instructs them, equips them and then sends them with nothing… or is it everything? Monday, June 17 Read Matthew 10:1-16. Imagine being one of those 12 apostles. Which part of Jesus’ assignment would be the most remarkable? … Read more