Category Archives: THE WORD – Thoughts from the book of Matthew

I HAD A DREAM. IN WELSH.

“A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭12:35‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Last night I had a dream in Welsh.

I HAD A DREAM. IN WELSH.

“A good man brings good things out of the good stored up in him, and an evil man brings evil things out of the evil stored up in him.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭12:35‬ ‭NIV‬‬ Last night I had a dream in Welsh.

CONTENTMENT #RevsReflections

  ‘You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are – no more, no less’ Matthew 5:5 The happier you are with your own life, the less you concern yourself with what others do with theirs. #RevsReflections — Stewart

CONTENTMENT #RevsReflections

  ‘You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are – no more, no less’ Matthew 5:5 The happier you are with your own life, the less you concern yourself with what others do with theirs. #RevsReflections — Stewart

Thoughts from Matthew 28

Matthew’s gospel ends with the Great Commission. When you’ve got something good, unless you’re a selfish person, you want to share it with others. And being a Christian is no different. The Great Commission is all about going and giving.

Thoughts from Matthew 28

Matthew’s gospel ends with the Great Commission. When you’ve got something good, unless you’re a selfish person, you want to share it with others. And being a Christian is no different. The Great Commission is all about going and giving.

Thoughts from Matthew 27

When Jesus died, the curtain in the temple was torn in two. This was the curtain that separated God from man, the righteous from the sinful. No longer would there be separation, but through Christ, a coming together. The curtain

Thoughts from Matthew 27

When Jesus died, the curtain in the temple was torn in two. This was the curtain that separated God from man, the righteous from the sinful. No longer would there be separation, but through Christ, a coming together. The curtain

Thoughts from Matthew 26

The term ‘Judas’ has become synonymous with one who betrays, and perhaps more to the point, one from within as opposed to one from the outside. It is a sad fact of life that, just as Judas betrayed Jesus all

Thoughts from Matthew 26

The term ‘Judas’ has become synonymous with one who betrays, and perhaps more to the point, one from within as opposed to one from the outside. It is a sad fact of life that, just as Judas betrayed Jesus all

Thoughts from Matthew 25

There are times when we need to be cautious, and in many ways that should be our default situation. Fools rush in and all that. But there are also times when we need to abandon that safe approach and take

Thoughts from Matthew 25

There are times when we need to be cautious, and in many ways that should be our default situation. Fools rush in and all that. But there are also times when we need to abandon that safe approach and take

Thoughts from Matthew 24

When the going gets tough, and it will, we have to dig deep and persevere. It’s easy to keep going when everything around us is fine. But the real test of character – and faith – comes when the hard

Thoughts from Matthew 24

When the going gets tough, and it will, we have to dig deep and persevere. It’s easy to keep going when everything around us is fine. But the real test of character – and faith – comes when the hard

Thoughts from Matthew 23

There is a difference between having a relationship-faith with God and just being religious. The latter is often harsh and judgmental, and is concerned with the exterior and outward show. On the other hand, the former is first and foremost

Thoughts from Matthew 23

There is a difference between having a relationship-faith with God and just being religious. The latter is often harsh and judgmental, and is concerned with the exterior and outward show. On the other hand, the former is first and foremost

Thoughts from Matthew 22

When people ask us questions, occasionally it’s important to test their motive. Not every question is asked in a genuine true spirit. That’s why we need to look a bit deeper sometimes than just face value. A question may be

Thoughts from Matthew 22

When people ask us questions, occasionally it’s important to test their motive. Not every question is asked in a genuine true spirit. That’s why we need to look a bit deeper sometimes than just face value. A question may be

Thoughts from Matthew 21

Jesus receives a royal welcome and the crowds are out on the streets chanting his name. But within no time at all they’re calling for him to be crucified. People can be fickle sometimes and we need to know that.

Thoughts from Matthew 21

Jesus receives a royal welcome and the crowds are out on the streets chanting his name. But within no time at all they’re calling for him to be crucified. People can be fickle sometimes and we need to know that.

Thoughts from Matthew 20

We do live in a world where fame and power are sought after by many. People will take all manner of short-cuts to achieve recognition. They will do anything to rise to the top of the pile. But true contentment

Thoughts from Matthew 20

We do live in a world where fame and power are sought after by many. People will take all manner of short-cuts to achieve recognition. They will do anything to rise to the top of the pile. But true contentment

Thoughts from Matthew 19

For many it’s all about looking after themselves. Of course, from purely a human perspective, that’s understandable why people think like that. But that’s what you get when you leave God out of the equation. It’s all about us, striving

Thoughts from Matthew 19

For many it’s all about looking after themselves. Of course, from purely a human perspective, that’s understandable why people think like that. But that’s what you get when you leave God out of the equation. It’s all about us, striving