Devotionals

15 Jul Matthew 12:15-16

15 But Jesus, aware of this, withdrew from there. Many followed Him, and He healed them all, 16 and warned them not to tell who He was. Recognizing the plans of the Pharisees, Jesus went elsewhere; however, “many followed Him, and He healed them all,” while warning...

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14 Jul Matthew 12:11-14

11 And He said to them, “What man is there among you who has a sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will he not take hold of it and lift it out? 12 How much more valuable then is a man than...

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13 Jul Matthew 12:9-10

9 Departing from there, He went into their synagogue. 10 And a man was there whose hand was withered. And they questioned Jesus, asking, “Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”—so that they might accuse Him. The next controversy Jesus faced on the Sabbath concerned healing. Where...

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12 Jul Matthew 12:3-8

3 But He said to them, “Have you not read what David did when he became hungry, he and his companions, 4 how he entered the house of God, and they ate the consecrated bread, which was not lawful for him to eat nor for those with...

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11 Jul Matthew 12:1-2

12 At that time Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath, and His disciples became hungry and began to pick the heads of grain and eat. 2 But when the Pharisees saw this, they said to Him, “Look, Your disciples do what is not...

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09 Jul Matthew 11:30

30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Compared to our culture’s call to “go it alone,” how does Jesus describe life for those who allow themselves to be yoked together with Him? Are you allowing Jesus to shoulder life’s burdens alongside you? Does...

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08 Jul Matthew 11:29

29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. Jesus encourages His followers to be “joined together” with Him in life and ministry. Have you accepted Jesus’ offer to “share...

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07 Jul Matthew 11:28

28 “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Jesus says to us…”Come to me.” Is your life marked with weariness and overwhelming burdens? What is the culture’s response to these feelings? What does Jesus offer to those who will...

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06 Jul Matthew 11:27

27 All things have been handed over to Me by My Father; and no one knows the Son except the Father; nor does anyone know the Father except the Son, and anyone to whom the Son wills to reveal Him. Jesus is describing the intimate relationship that...

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05 Jul Matthew 11:25-26

25 At that time Jesus said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. 26 Yes, Father, for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight. Jesus says it is...

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