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January 29

January 28, 2023

Matthew 19   In verses 3-9, Jesus teaches on marriage and divorce. For more notes on this topic, see January 5 commentary. The Pharisees are testing again, this time on a law about marriage, a topic that was

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January 28

January 27, 2023

Matthew 18:21-35   Let’s remember our context! Previously, Jesus was talking about how to handle conflict among believers and how much power is available when believers are walking in unity.   THEN Peter asks,

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January 27

January 26, 2023

Matthew 18:1-20   DEPENDENCY Jesus said you must become like little children to enter the kingdom of heaven. The Greek word for little children actually means a nursing infant. A nursing infant is completely

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January 26

January 25, 2023

Matthew 17   THE TRANSFIGURATION In verses 1-13, Jesus and three of the disciples participate in a supernatural open vision. This is the type of vision where the physical realm is affected. During this vision, Jesus

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January 25

January 24, 2023

Matthew 16   DISCERNING THE TIMES Jesus called the Pharisees and Sadducees hypocrites. The Greek word for hypocrite is hupokrites, a word that describes an actor, reading a script, putting on an act. They conceal

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January 24

January 23, 2023

Matthew 15:21-39   THE SYROPHOENICIAN A Gentile woman from Canaan seeks Jesus out and says, “Have mercy on me, O Lord, Son of David! My daughter is severely demon-possessed.” First, this woman asked for MERCY,

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