Category Archives: Matthew

Do Not Worry

 Do not worry, do not despair! I will be with you and we will walk and talk together. It can be a joyous day and evening. Take your time with each task and enjoy it. Go slowly, you may accomplish … Continue reading

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Do We Worship Other Gods?

The pictures were taken at Megiddo. Both King Solomon and King Ahab made this an important fortified city during the time when the children of Israel were powerful but they began to worship other gods. While in Israel, I was … Continue reading

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Jerusalem

When we took a tour of Jerusalem, someone kindly took this picture of us with the city in the background. It is a beautiful place which Jesus loved very much. The scripture illustrates his heart of love. “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem…how … Continue reading

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Mount of Beatitudes

While exploring the north end of the Sea of Galilee, someone suggested we take a trail leading to the place where Jesus may have taught the Sermon on the Mount. The trail was not very well marked and finally we … Continue reading

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Water Baptism

Then Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John…he said, “so why are you coming to me?” But Jesus said, “It should be done, for we must carry out all that God requires.” So John … Continue reading

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Sunrise over the Sea of Galilee

For a short time, I am changing the format of “Listening to Hear” for you to enjoy the pictures we took when visiting Israel in May.                 “When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he returned to … Continue reading

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Discouragement

Discouragement comes to everyone. You have many things, yet the more you have, the more problems occur. To live simply may relieve anxiety concerning things. Tomorrow they may all be gone. I believe you recognize your treasures need to be … Continue reading

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Learn from Me

If you want to be effective in ministry, your prayer life must be a priority. You need to be refreshed and renewed daily. Even then, you, as I did, will get tired. However, my love and compassion for those without … Continue reading

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Love Others

“A second (commandment) is equally important: Love your neighbor as yourself”, Jesus replied. Matthew 22:39 (NLT)  When you love people and genuinely care for others. It is a precious gift I give you to use for My kingdom. I want … Continue reading

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The Announcement of Jesus’ Birth

As we approach the Christmas season, I am reminded again that God gave the announcement of Christ’s birth to a very diverse audience. “God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee, to a virgin pledged to be … Continue reading

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