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“Cantelon’s Casual Commentary” is available in a series of booklets. Currently the entire book of Matthew is available and the first half of Mark. If you’d like to read all the commentary feel free to order. There’s no charge but Jim is hoping you’ll think of providing some support for WOW (wowmission.com). Any donations at or above $15 will be receipted.

August 26, 2020

Matthew 5 Salt and Light vv. 13-16 – Part 2 Looking over to his right, seeing the town of Safat on the mountainside, he says his followers will be as conspicuous in the world as a city built on a hill. Their light will shine. Their influence will permeate like salt. They will become critical Continue reading…

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August 19, 2020

Matthew 5 Salt and Light vv. 13-16 – Part 1 You don’t have to be a scientist. All you do is “Google” the question. “Can salt lose its saltiness?” The answer is clear. “Sodium chloride is readily water-soluble, so if this crude salt were exposed to condensation or rain water, the sodium chloride could be Continue reading…

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August 5, 2020

Matthew 5 A Summary Comment Many years ago I had the honour of interviewing John R. W. Stott for a television show. I brought my copy of his classic, “The Message of The Sermon on the Mount” to the studio. He graciously singed it. As we waited for the crew to make the final lighting Continue reading…

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July 29, 2020

Matthew 5 Persecuted because of Righteousness vv.10-12 Rather than do a word study on “righteousness” (which he could have done), Jesus qualifies its meaning as that which is done “on my account” or “because of me” (v. 11b). He is looking ahead and anticipates the push-back the disciples will suffer as they “go into all Continue reading…

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