Matthew 27:27-44, Jesus Suffers at the Hands of Men

[March 18, 2012] After offering Himself to the Father as a holocaust for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus was betrayed, arrested and abandoned, then bullied by the stewards of God’s people (the chief priests and elders), denied by His disciple, and handed over to the Gentiles, that is, the . . . → Read More: Matthew 27:27-44, Jesus Suffers at the Hands of Men

Matthew 4:18—5:16, Discipleship and Beatitude (additional notes)

The Lord’s Supper

[January 22, 2012] When we come to the Lord’s Table, our Lord tells us to remember Him. For those who saw Jesus with their own eyes, “remembering” meant to recall Him to their minds, to cherish Him in their hearts, and to honor Him with their intentions, words and . . . → Read More: Matthew 4:18—5:16, Discipleship and Beatitude (additional notes)

Matthew 25:31-46, The Judgment of the Gentiles

[December 18, 2011] We come to the last of the parables of the Lord’s judgment when He comes, the well-known parable of separating the sheep from the goats. I cannot think of a more commonly misunderstood parable. In 24:29-31 Jesus speaks of the turning and gathering of the tribes of Israel from the . . . → Read More: Matthew 25:31-46, The Judgment of the Gentiles