For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.’ Matthew 18:20 NIVUK Gather - sunagó - to convene, to come together in a hospital way. With them - in the midst (alt.trans) - mesos - middle, amongst, between. In this verse Jesus is giving us an assurance that no matter… Continue reading Daily Verse – Gather Together.
For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened. Matthew 7:8 NIVUK The wording of this verse is interesting. We have 'everyone' who asks, but then 'the one' who seeks, and 'the one' who knocks. The Gospel writer Matthew appears to be drawing… Continue reading Daily Verse – Receive, Find, Open.
Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. Matthew 7:24 NIV There are two principle teachings of Jesus about 'hearing' his/the word - the sower and the seed and this contrast between two builders. Everyone who hears -… Continue reading Daily Verse – Matthew 7:24