Matthew 5 Attitudes Matter

We often will think that the Old Testament standards of the Law are quite high and the New Testament stand is grace and therefore, somehow lower. Jesus’ standard is to do the right thing in the right way for the right reason all the time.

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Matthew 1:1-17 There is Jesus

When I signed up to write a blog I purposely chose this section that includes Matthew 1 – a genealogy of Jesus’s family line. Why? Because this is such a beautiful beginning to the New Testament! Look closely at who is specifically highlighted in this text. Usually in a genealogy, the fathers are listed. But […]

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2 Chronicles 18-20 Seeking God's Direction

The Old Testament is filled with great reminders for us. One that hit me is found in the life of Jehoshaphat – and has to do with how important it is to seek God’s direction. Sometimes we do that well, other times just as Jehoshaphat did, we forge ahead without even thinking about what God […]

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