Here’s a Thought

Jim Cantelon invites you to start your day with a brief thought from the scriptures. He’s hoping it will catalyze an appetite for daily bible reading. Like his weekly commentary “Cantelon’s Casual Commentary” it is down to earth, approachable, and inspiring.

Read Matthew 10

Key Verse: Matthew 10:34 “I did not come to bring peace, but a sword.” In this chapter, Jesus sends out His twelve disciples. It’s the first time He has invested them with a ministry responsibility and it’s not difficult to see that He recognizes their greenness, their newness at this huge task of world evangelization. Continue reading…

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Read Matthew 9

Key Verse: Matthew 9:11 “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and sinners?” Matthew, as we all know, was one of Jesus’ disciples. In fact, he is the writer of the book we’re now studying. But Matthew was one of the undesirables in Israelite society. He was a Jew, yes, but he was a Continue reading…

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Read Matthew 7

Key Verse: Matthew 7:2 “For with what judgment you judge, you will be judged…” He knows that it’s as natural for humans to judge one another as it is to breathe. And every one of us is guilty. Every one of us is making judgments of others, as hard as it may be sometimes for Continue reading…

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Read Matthew 5

Key Verse: Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.” This beatitude not only sets the tone for Jesus’ “sermon on the mount”, but it’s also the bedrock of Jesus’ ministry. He came to bring men and women into the kingdom. It wasn’t just a case of coming Continue reading…

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