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Matthew 13: 54-58 Rejecting Wisdom

Matthew 13: 54-58 Parallels Mark 6: 1-6a; Luke 4: 16-30 54 He came to his hometown and began to teach the people in their synagogue, so that they were astounded and said, “Where did this man get this wisdom and … Continue reading

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Matthew 13: 1-23 Parable of the Sower

Matthew 13: 1-23 Parallel: Mark 4: 1-20; Luke 8: 4-15 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat beside the sea. 2 Such great crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat there, … Continue reading

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Faith in Matthew’s Gospel

  Faith, believing, and unbelief are frequently used terms in Matthew, all originating with the Greek pistis. When modern people use terms like faith or belief they typically are referring to some type of cognitive assent-I believe certain things to … Continue reading

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Matthew 9: 1-8 What Sort of Man is This Part 3

Matthew 9: 1-8 Parallels Mark 2: 1-12; Luke 5: 17-26 1 And after getting into a boat he crossed the sea and came to his own town. 2 And just then some people were carrying a paralyzed man lying on … Continue reading

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Matthew 8: 5-13 Jesus Takes our Infirmities and Bears our Diseases part 2

Matthew 8: 5-13 Parallel Luke 7: 1-14 5 When he entered Capernaum, a centurion came to him, appealing to him 6 and saying, “Lord, my servant is lying at home paralyzed, in terrible distress.” 7 And he said to him, … Continue reading

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Dangers of a Digital Age

Session 8: Dangers of a Digital Age This is the final installment of an eight-part series on faith in a digital age. The outline of the series is: Week one: Advertising in a Digital Age Week two: Email, Multi-tasking and … Continue reading

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The Internet the Backbone of the Digital Age

Session 3: The Internet the Backbone of the Digital Age This is the third part of a now eight-part series on faith in a digital age. It expanded due to the richness of the discussion on the internet and the … Continue reading

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