Devotionals

02 Dec Matthew 20:33

33 They said to Him, "Lord, we want our eyes to be opened." The blind men knew the one compelling desire for their lives. They wanted to see. So many times we are wrapped up in so many things that we don’t know our one compelling...

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01 Dec Matthew 20:32

32 And Jesus stopped and called them, and said, "What do you want Me to do for you?" It may seem that Jesus does not care when we fail to experience relief from our sufferings in our time. Maturity means we have learned to trust the...

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30 Nov Matthew 20:31

31 The crowd sternly told them to be quiet, but they cried out all the more, "Lord, Son of David, have mercy on us!" It is not unusual for people to be callous and cruel, thinking of personal concerns rather than the deep needs of those...

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29 Nov Matthew 20:30

30 And two blind men sitting by the road, hearing that Jesus was passing by, cried out, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!" Two desperate men, with no concern for what anyone thought, began to scream for help. Though blind, they displayed spiritual sight...

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28 Nov Matthew 20:29

29 As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed Him. Jesus is on His way to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover and to suffer and die for the sins of the world. There are many things on His mind, yet, as always, a multitude of people...

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26 Nov Matthew 20:26-28

26 "It is not this way among you, but whoever * wishes to become great among you shall be your servant, 27 and whoever * wishes to be first among you shall be your slave; 28 just as the Son of Man did not come...

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25 Nov Matthew 20:24-25

24 And hearing this, the ten became indignant with the two brothers. 25 But Jesus called them to Himself and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. Rather than trying to glean knowledge...

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24 Nov Matthew 20:23

23 He said to them, "My cup you shall drink; but to sit on My right and on My left, this is not Mine to give, but it is for those for whom it has been prepared by My Father." Jesus knows these two disciples well....

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23 Nov Matthew 20:22

22 But Jesus answered, "You do not know what you are asking. Are you able to drink the cup that I am about to drink?" They said to Him, "We are able." The request of Salome is born in ignorance. The path to the throne...

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22 Nov Matthew 20:20-21

20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him. 21 And He said to her, "What do you wish?" She said to Him, "Command that in Your kingdom these two sons...

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