MATHEW 17: 1-12
Sometimes things may go wrong or in an unexpected way in our lives. We may be very afraid
but Jesus is always there for us to say “DON’T BE AFRAID” and to comfort us.
Vs 7: “Get up, don’t be afraid”
Christ with Good Nature MATHEW 17: 13-27
Here we can see two beautiful characters of Jesus Christ, 1: A Healer- but we need faith on
Him to receive healing (For God, healing a headache and raising a dead are equal), 2: Always
be ready to obey the laws and rules of government.
Vs 20: “You have faith, Nothing will be impossible for you”
The honor of humblenessMATHEW 18: 1-17
Jesus loves the children so much that he said that only people comparable to children can
enter the heaven but the important word here is “HUMBLE” (vs.4). Those who seek the
blessings of God need to be humble themselves. Then Jesus is teaching here to give more
importance to eternal life than our body parts.
Vs 4: “Whoever humbles himself like this child is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven”
The importance of forgiveness MATHEW 18: 18-35
“Forgiveness” is very important before God. He likes the forgiving heart but hates the bitter
heart. If we want His forgiveness in our life, then we need to forgive others. This is the virtue
that He shows us in the cross.
Vs 35: “This is how my heavenly Father will treat you unless you forgive your brother from
The Lord’s Family
MATHEW 19: 1-15
God made humans as male and female and made them as husband and wife. So after
marriage it is a sin against God to get separated. So let us be careful to obey God.
Vs 14: “at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female’….therefore what God has
joined together, let man not separate”
Trying to show we are better than others. God by His great mercy invites us to attend the wedding.
Vs 16: From the lips of children and infants you have ordained praise
MATHEW 21: 23-46
Jesus here talks about the condition of our heart. but with God all things are possible
Submit in God’s hand
Many times we are comparing ourselves or our deeds with others and murmuring against God
and that is a sin. but for this same reason Jesus warns Pharisees and
Sadducees and tells them that the sinners may enter into the kingdom of heaven before them. 3)
The heartfelt cry of blind and their healing.
Vs 31b: the tax collectors are entering the kingdom of God ahead of you
MATHEW 22: 1-22
Even though we are sinners. Submit yourselves under the mighty things of God
so that He may exalt you. We may show ourselves very pure and
having good knowledge about Bible. Always be ready with the garment of Salvation.
The circumstances in our life may not be favourable but he expects fruits. Son of David.
. “Seek ye first the
kingdom of God”
Vs 26: With man this is impossible.garment of salvation. 2) His love for his Father’s house. and the first will be last
1) Jesus is again teaching about humility from the heart not from the mind 2) His
obedience/submission to His heavenly Father.
Vs 31: Lord. Otherwise we
cannot attend the wedding. We are doing here two mistakes: 1) trying to show we are wiser than God. Still
we are expected to be there with our wedding garments. have mercy on us
Let us give fruits
MATHEW 21: 1-22
Characters of Jesus: 1) Be ready not only to fulfil the wish of the Father but also to fulfil the
prophecies of the Bible.
Vs 21: Give to Caesar what is Caesar's. 3) His longing for us to bear fruit.A heart without the desire for money MATHEW 19: 16-30
We should not set our hearts on the worldly riches but should give importance to the eternal
life. Everything is done according to His will. and to God what is God's.
Vs 16: So the last will be first. You may be rich by the grace of God but don’t set your heart in it.
. If we want to conquer Satan and this world. so pray to God to clean you in and
out. we should not believe them. not even the angels in heaven.
Vs 12: For whoever exalts himself will be humbled. we become wise and we know the
will of God and we will be blessed for our obedience to Him.
Vs 32: He is not the God of the dead but of the living
MATHEW 23: 1-12
We should never do things to please men but God alone. Except our father
no one knows that day and hour. but you were not willing”
Scripture which protects us from deception MATHEW 24: 1. foolishness and
laziness are sisters? When we read and meditate the Bible. But we should be always ready for His coming and
His blessing. If we do things in expectation to get
praises from the people and to boast before their eyes. We should not show a clean image to the world but ugly and
dirty in our heart. nor the Son. then we will be humbled but God
exalts only those who humble themselves. Do you know children.
Vs 4b: Watch out that no one deceives you
MATHEW 24: 25-51
Jesus discussed with His disciples about the second coming of Jesus Christ.Bible’s role in our life MATHEW 22: 23-46
When Sadducees and Pharisees tried to question and condemn Jesus Christ. but the name of the Lord
and verses of the Bible are our true protections against the deception.
Vs 36: No one knows about the day or hour. Our Father in heaven never likes this. So when anyone says this day or that day will be the end of
the world. but
only the Father.
The life of the Wise
There are two sets of people wise and foolish. He answered all
their questions with verses from Bible.24
This is the true warning against the deceptions in the Christian world. Even the so-called true
ministers of God may turn against scripture and deceive Christians. as a hen gathers her chicks
under her wings.
Vs 37: “How often I have longed to gather your children together.
Pure Heart MATHEW 23: 13-39
We should not be hypocrites. and whoever humbles himself will be
exalted. we should
know the Bible verses by heart.
may this cup be taken from me.Vs 10: But while they were on their way to buy the oil. Let our Heavenly Father help us not to do this. but you will not always have me
Not by our own Will
MATHEW 26: 20-46
Many times we rely upon ourselves and declare things that we cannot do like Peter. Till today they are suffering by this curse (Get
the history of Jews and read). Humble yourself before Him and ask Him
to help you. the kingdom
prepared for you since the creation of the world
Who occupies the first place in life
MATHEW 26: 1-19
We need to help the poor but the first person in our life should be Jesus Christ. you who are blessed by my Father.
Vs 24b: I am innocent of this man’s blood…It is your responsibility
The Living Song of God
MATHEW 27: 32-66
. The virgins
who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet. But many times by our actions and thoughts we
betray Jesus. take your inheritance. You will be blessed spiritually and materially in this world. when we give and help the poor with the
compassionate heart we shall inherit the kingdom of God. Always
be dependent upon God.
Vs 39b: My Father. Make His way your way. the bridegroom arrived. if it is possible. Yet not as I will. At the same
time we should not allow money to rule our heart like Judas. Jesus was ready to sacrifice himself. we are giving loan to God himself” Never close your heart
for the poor. According to the scripture. And the door was shut.
A Christian who is compassionate to poor
MATHEW 25: 31-46 18 Monday
“When we give alms to the poor.
Vs 10b: The poor you will always have with you.
Vs 56a: But this has all taken place that the writings of the prophets might be fulfilled
The Effect of Words
MATHEW 27: 1-31
The crucification of Jesus Christ was due to the jealousy of the Jews. but as
Sacrifice yourself to do the will of God
MATHEW 26: 47-75
To fulfil the scriptures and obey His Father. Always be careful about your speech and intentions.
Vs 34b: Come. but when we close our hearts we
may go to hell. How is our
obedience? Peter betrayed Jesus orally. Without knowledge
they themselves brought the curse on them.
in all our works and deed. God cannot cleanse us or save us from our sins. If you do not accept that you are sick
or ill. See the leper. But read what he is saying in vs 7: “I am
not worthy to stoop down and loose His sandal”.
Vs 54b: Surely He was the Son of God
Gospel should be our life
MATHEW 28: 1-20
What a great joy. Before Jesus ascended into the sky. God has to
be glorified. this
is the most desirable and pleasing thing before God. This should happen in our life also. not man for the Sabbath.
Vs 19a: Therefore go and make disciples of all nations”
John who humbled himself
John is mentioned in the Bible as a great Prophet. the soldiers and even
the robbers) but instead of all this humiliation he wanted to submit Himself to the will of
God. how can the doctor treat you?
Vs 27: The Sabbath was made for man.
He gave us all the command “Go.Jesus Christ was humiliated and mocked by all (the watching people. he did not
desire anything except his health and also he seeks only the will of God (v 40).
even Jesus Christ. Unless and until we accept ourselves as sinners and
guilty. How is your humility? Next the core part of
the portion is that “They confessed their sins and got baptized”.
Vs 41b: I am willing. preach Gospel and make disciples” This is the command
given by Jesus to all believers.
Vs 15b: The kingdom of the God is near. God is with us till the end of the earth.
Vs 12b: This amazed everyone and they praised God
Give us the consciousness
MARK 2: 13-28
We should accept that we are sinners. Jesus Christ made people glorify God. Repent and believe the good news
The Leper who teaches a lesson
MARK 1: 21-45
We should always desire to do the will of God in all areas of our life. people glorified God not Jesus Christ. If we read the
Let us glorify the name of God
MARK 2: 1-12
After Jesus Christ had done the miracle. we can see after each and every miracle. Children.