Matthew 20:20-34

Gospel Readings: Matthew 20:20-28 Matthew 20:29-34 Advent Readings: Isaiah 61:1-11 Luke 1:46-55 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read: Matthew 20:20-28 Our text today opens with “the mother of the sons of Zebedee” coming before Jesus to ask for positions of power on...

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Matthew 19:16-30 – Matthew 20:1-19

Gospel Readings: Matthew 19:16-30 Matthew 20:1-16 Matthew 20:17-19 Advent Reading: Psalm 85 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read: Matthew 19:16-30 Today’s reading begins with a man who comes to Jesus with a question—“Teacher, what good deed must I do to have eternal...

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Matthew 18:21-35 – 19:1-15

Gospel Readings: Matthew 18:21-35 Matthew 19:1-12 Matthew 19:13-15 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read: Matthew 18:21-35 Peter’s question of forgiveness here frames a parable which is set in the world of the ruling bureaucracy and its practice of tax farming. High level...

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Matthew 18:1-20

Gospel Readings: Matthew 18:1-10 Matthew 18:12-14 Matthew 18:15-20 Devotion 1 Wait: Take time to sit in silence together, allowing space for God’s voice to be heard. Read: Matthew 18:1-10 With the disciples’ question, “Who is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” Jesus begins a series of teachings which make up the fourth such discourse in...

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