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“Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) ——————– Not all kinds of mourners are here intended; for there is the sorrow of the world, which worketh...

“Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.” (Matthew 11:29) ——————– The salvation of...

Matthew 27:15 Now at that feast the governor was wont to release unto the people a prisoner, whom they would. Matthew 27:16 And they had then a notable prisoner, called Barabbas....

The truths of the gospel hidden from the wise of this world, but revealed unto babes in Christ. ——————– “At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank Thee, O Father,...

“Blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.” (Matthew 6:6) ——————– What is the feeling of your heart toward Jesus? What is the solemn desire of your soul? That...

Peace without truth is a false peace! Unity without the gospel of Christ is a worthless unity. Let us never be ensnared by those who advocate a peace and unity without...

“Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaketh.” (Matthew 12:34) Listen to what a man speaks of most and his heart is revealed. John bore record of Christ, and...

“And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21) Our only hope of salvation is...

“But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret...

“…Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:” (Matthew 25:41) Can you conceive of a more sobering truth than hell? The Bible teaches that...

When believers walk in truth and love, when believers adorn their doctrine with grace, generosity, and exemplary lives and behavior, THEY GLORIFY GOD! Our Lord said, “Let your light so shine...

“And when He was come to the other side into the country of the Gergesenes, there met Him two possessed with devils, coming out of the tombs, exceeding fierce, so that...

Matthew 19:10 His disciples say unto him, If the case of the man be so with [his] wife, it is not good to marry. Matthew 19:11 But he said unto them,...

Matthew 19:7 They say unto him, Why did Moses then command to give a writing of divorcement, and to put her away? A close look at the writing of divorcement which...

The seventh land purchase that we read about in the Word of God occurred when Judas Iscariot committed suicide. And even though this may be a dreadful event in our sight,...

“And when they had bound Him, they led Him away, and delivered Him to Pontius Pilate the governor.” (Matthew 27:2) Things were going quite agreeably for the enemies of our Lord....

What does God say about Rewards? Well, God has said a great deal about rewards. There are more than 100 verses in the Bible containing the noun “reward”, or the verb...

The phrase “abomination of desolation” is indeed a biblical phrase. Christ spoke of it in the Gospels. ——————————————————————————– “When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel...

“If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great is that darkness.” (Matthew 6:23) Christ has before him a man destitute of the life of regeneration. There is...

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) The righteousness intended here is not creature-righteousness. “All flesh is grass, and all the...

“But God hath called us to peace.” (I Corinthians 7:15) “And the way of peace have they not known.” (Romans 3:17) God has said of someone — I do not say...

“And, behold, a woman of Canaan came out of the same coasts, and cried unto Him, saying, Have mercy on me, O Lord, Thou Son of David: my daughter is grievously...

One of the major roadblocks before Christians today in coming to the correct interpretation of scripture, is that they have a tendency to attempt to force a totally literal interpretation, when...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on Thursday evening, July 11, 1844, by J. C. Philpot “But when Jesus heard that, he said unto them, They that be whole need not a...

“My God! My God! why hast Thou forsaken Me?” (Matthew 27:46) The Evangelist adds, that Jesus cried again, with a loud voice. But why with a loud voice? To show that...

“For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory for ever and ever. Amen.” (Matthew 6:13) WE read these words as a text in the morning, and promised, by...

“And thou shalt call his name Jesus; for he shall save his people from their sins.” (Matthew 1:21) We have an account just before the text of the circumstances in which...

“Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither...

“Blessed are the peacemakers; for they shall be called the children of God” (Matthew 5:9) It is wonderful to consider that the Lord blesses one to be a peacemaker. When one...

Matthew chapter 23 is the infamous chapter where the Lord Jesus is publicly condemning the scribes and Pharisees for being hypocrites. Eight times does the Lord Jesus say in this chapter:...

Preached in Grove Chapel, Camberwell, 1878 – By Thomas Bradbury ____________________________________________________________ “Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.” (Matthew 4:1) There...

The Disciples Are Astonished (Matthew 19:10-12) The Lord Jesus explained to the Pharisees that they cannot put away their wives for any reason they have invented, but that the only exception...

The Lord Jesus said in Matthew 13:13-14: Matthew 13:13 Because they seeing see not; and hearing they hear not, neither do they understand. Matthew 13:14 And in them is fulfilled the...

When Christ said, “Judge not, that you be not judged” Matthew 7:1, was He forbidding us to judge anyone at all who is in error? No! He was giving us guidelines...

Today we want to consider the scribes and Pharisees as actually representing the entire nation of Jews who believes their teachings, and are led by their religious rulers on a slippery...

In Matthew 8:5 we read the account of the Roman centurion who had a servant that was very sick. The centurion begged the Lord Jesus if He would please heal his...

One of the attributes of our God is that He delights in mercy. But when we try to understand the mercy of God, we must be careful that we do not...

We begin in Isaiah chapter 5. God is telling us here a parable about a vineyard: Isaiah 5:1 Now will I sing to my wellbeloved a song of my beloved touching...

For this article, we turn to Matthew Chapter 13. I want to focus on verses 10,11 and 12. But let me start at verse 1. Jesus preached in parables; almost this...

Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the Kingdom of Heaven, but he who does the will of my Father in heaven. Many will say to me in...

Matthew 13 is a chapter that is filled with many parables. These are doctrines of the Kingdom disguised as parables. Why Parables? (Proverbs 28:9, Matthew 13:10-17) This thirteenth chapter of Matthew...

The subject matter at hand is that of “Forgiveness”; which is God forgiving man, and man forgiving his fellow man. Of course the most important aspect of all this business of...

Matthew 1:18 Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of...

In this article we will take a good look at Matthew 15. We see almost in every chapter of Matthew that God does not favor the Jews any more as a...

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew. 5:3 So who then are the “poor in spirit”? They are those who have been brought, by...

“And the multitudes that went before, and that followed, cried, saying, Hosanna to the Son of David: Blessed is He that cometh in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the...

“A bruised reed shall he not break, and smoking flax shall he not quench, till he send forth judgment unto victory.” (Matthew 12:20) A child of God in himself is all...

In the Matthew chapter 13 the Lord Jesus told the multitude the Parable of the Sower, but He did not explain the parable. Then at the end of the parable He...

Matthew 6:19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: Matthew 6:20 But lay up for yourselves treasures...

Matthew chapter twenty-four has been a difficult chapter for many Christians to understand, even for seasoned theologians. A frequently asked question concerning this chapter is Christ’s declaration that a generation should...