Matthew 4:21-25

Reference Parable Quote or inference from the Bible
Matthew 4:21 The Run-Down Bungalow And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he called them.
Matthew 4:22 My Baby Brother And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.
Matthew 4:23 The Wounded Turtle And Jesus went about all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing all manner of sickness and all manner of disease among the people.
Matthew 4:24 One Man’s Opinion And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.
Matthew 4:25 Too Young and there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judaea, and from beyond Jordan.

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Matthew 4:17-20

Reference Parable Quote or inference from the Bible
Matthew 4:17 Waiting at the Intersection From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.
Matthew 4:18 The Little Jar And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.
Matthew 4:19 Answer Sheets And he saith unto them, Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
Matthew 4:19b Turning Back From Paradise Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.
Matthew 4:20 The Obvious Choice And they straightway left their nets, and followed him.

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Matthew 5:6-11

Reference Parable Quote or inference from the Bible
Matthew 5:6 Person’s Mentor Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
Matthew 5:7 Person’s Decision Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy

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Matthew 5:1-5

Reference Parable Quote or inference from the Bible
Matthew 5:1 A Restless Night And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him:
Matthew 5:2 Time Off From Work And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,
Matthew 5:3 Person Bankrupt Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 5:4 Person’s Remorse Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
Matthew 5:5 Person Interview Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

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Matthew 5

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Stories about Family


A family struggles with indecision when their beloved cat is discovered pregnant just as they make plans to move.  All that change, with so many unknowns.  A very special kitten wriggles it’s way into their hearts, even if it is the runt of the litter.

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Stories about Pride

A teenager from a very poor family takes a risk and becomes a hero during a convenience store robbery and assault.  His situation and circumstances are radically changed by his actions and he believes himself better than he really is.

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Reflections on Matthew 1

In Matthew 1:1-6 we see the rise of the nation of Israel out of nothing but an insignificant man who did nothing really, he just believed God.  David and Solomon were at the pinnacle of Israel’s greatness, and the promise of Israel’s continued reign looked bright.  Just like the athlete in the story, their intentions and dedication were mostly admirable.

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Glad you stopped by.  If stories help you think deeper about a concept or gain a new perspective like it does me, you might find this blog useful.  Over 2013 and now in 2014 I’ve tried to stay on the course I set in studying Matthew, but the door was wide open on what the stories might be about.

Select a topic from the menus above to jump right to a story, verse reflection, or topic.  To read more about this blog, here’s my story and what I believe.

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Matthew 4:10-16

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Reference Parable Quote or inference from the Bible
Matthew 4:10 The Litter Box Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Matthew 4:3-11 Check Mate Satan tries to tempt Jesus and his response to each attack.
Matthew 4:11 The Bruised Apple Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
Matthew 4:11 Soxzon Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.
Matthew 4:12 Table For Five Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee;
Matthew 4:13 One Simple Text And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea cost, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim.

 

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Glad you stopped by.  If stories help you think deeper about a concept or gain a new perspective like it does me, you might find this blog useful.  Over the past year I’ve tried to stay on the course I set in studying Matthew, but the door was wide open on what the stories might be about.

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Career & Business Fear Matthew 2:1-7
Disabilities/Physical Challenges God’s Will Matthew 2:8-11
Dreams & Plans Hypocrisy Matthew 2:12-15
Famous People Judging Matthew  2:16-23
Friendship Praise & Worship Matthew 3:1-6
Hero/Strong Character Pride Matthew 3:7-10
Infamous People Purpose Matthew 3:11-17
Military Repentance Matthew 4:1-4
Nature & Weather Salvation Matthew 4:5-9
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Matthew 4:5-9

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Reference Parable Quote or inference from the Bible
Matthew 4:5 To Be Famous Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple
Matthew 4:6 Technical Details If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee…
Matthew 4:7 Homesick Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God
Matthew 4:8 The Raven the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them
Matthew 4:9 Motion Sick And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

 

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Matthew 4

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Matthew Chapter 4

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