Posts with the tag “blessing”
Day 20: Genesis 46-48; Matthew 15:21-39
by Jonathan Merki on January 20th, 2023
While Jesus' comment about what comes out of the mouth (Matthew 15:11) is in a negative context...he was speaking of what is in the heart, and pointing to the hypocrisy of the Pharisees...today's readings make me think of the positive. Consider Jesus (Matthew 15:21-39) and all He said and did that came from His heart...teaching, healing, feeding...blessing the people. Now, look back to Jacob. He a...
Day 17: Genesis 41; Matthew 14:1-21
by Jonathan Merki on January 17th, 2023
Galatians 5:6"For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love." (ESV)"When you’re joined to the Anointed One, circumcision and religious obligations can benefit you nothing. All that matters now is living in the faith that works and expresses itself through love." (TPT)You and I know what lies ahead for Joseph...a grand and drama...