Category Archives: hospitality

WHAT IS WORTH ALL YOU HAVE?

Matthew – God’s Purposes   Matthew 13, NLT Parables of the Hidden Treasure and the Pearl   44 “The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure that a man discovered hidden in a field. In his excitement, he hid it … Continue reading

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JESUS WANTS US TO “GET IT”

Matthew – God’s Purposes Things grow rapidly and abundantly in this Bolivian climate. There are so many plants of beauty that line the roadways and pathways as we travel by taxi or by foot. When you walk the path, you … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF YEAST

Matthew – God’s Purposes   People who know me well know that I love to make bread. I am without a mixer here in Bolivia, but I still make a couple of loaves of bread by mixing it by hand, … Continue reading

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LOOK AT MY SERVANT

Matthew – God’s Purposes There will be dark moments in our ministries that God called us to be and do. To be honest, it happened to me, right here on the mission field about two weeks ago. I won’t go … Continue reading

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CALLED

Matthew – God’s Purposes   Believers use the word “called” often when describing God’s purpose and action in us and through us. Being called of God is not just for preachers. We are all called as true followers of Jesus … Continue reading

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POWER AND COMPASSION QUESTIONED

Matthew – God’s Purposes   The first words of this chapter cause us to look back to the swine situation which precedes it, where we find the Gadarenes so resenting the loss of their swine economy and disgusted with Christ’s … Continue reading

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TOO MUCH?

Matthew – God’s Purposes   The fallen angel and his demon army knows Jesus better than we know him. He was with him in heaven before he fell. He fell because he wanted to be God, to take God’s place. … Continue reading

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