Disciple (n./v.): The Gospel of Matthew
What a series of puzzling events! Jesus outshines Moses and Elijah, the disciples have less than a mustard seed of faith and fishing became a bit more profitable.
Monday, August 26
Read Matthew 17:1-13. Who was Moses? Why was he important to the people? Who was Elijah? Why was he important? Who’s important now? Who says so?
Tuesday, August 27
Read Matthew 17:14-27. What’s the difference between having little faith and great faith? Since we are “sons” of the Kingdom, from what are we “exempt?”
Thursday, August 29
After reviewing Matthew 17, read 1 Corinthians 2. It is tempting to give an ear to modern wisdom, just as the disciples listened to Moses and Elijah. Who do we listen to? What does he tell us?
Bethel Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN – bethelstpaul.com