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Showing posts with label Matthew. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Matthew. Show all posts

Sunday, November 13, 2022

F.D. Roosevelt State Park, Pine Mountain Georgia - "Kindness is Everything"



 Jesus said, "I was hungry and you gave me food to eat.  I was thirsty and you gave me a drink.  I was a stranger and you welcomed me.  I was naked and you gave me clothes to wear.  I was sick and you took care of me.  I was in prison and you visited me."

Matthew 25:35-36 CEB

Princess Place Preserve - Forgiveness: "Seventy-Seven Times"


 Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, "Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me?  Up to seven times?"  Jesus answered, "I tell you, not seven times, but seventy-seven times."

Matthew 18:21 NIV

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Medicine Lake, Jasper National Park, Canada - "Find Rest for Your Souls"


 Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Matthew 11:28-29 NIV

Friday, April 15, 2022

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Sheep Farm, Wisconsin - “The Sheep from the Goats”

 

When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be gathered before him, and he will separate the people one from another as a shepherd separates the sheep from the goats. He will put the sheep on his right and the goats on his left.

“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father; take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the creation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’

Matthew 25:30-36

Kenai Peninsula - “My Soul is Overwhelmed with Sorrow”




 Then he said to themMy soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.

Matthew 26:38

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Rocky Mountains - Take to Heart


The Greatest Commandment

Jesus replied:  “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”

Matthew 22:37

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Jasper Park - Ask, Seek, Knock and the Door will be Opened

 


"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.  Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone?  Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?  If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Faher in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him?"

Matthew 7:7-11 

Monday, January 24, 2022

"Ask, Seek, Knock"


 Jesus said, "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you."

Matthew 7:7 NIV

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

“Take Courage! It is I”


But Jesus immediately said to them:  “Take courage!  It is I.  Don’t be afraid.”

Matthew 14:27

Monday, December 13, 2021

The Invitation - Cape Coral


 "Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."

Matthew 11:28-30

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Ask, Seek, Knock - Matamata, New Zealand

 





Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.  For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.  Which of you, if your son asks for bread, will give him a stone?  Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a snake?  If you, then, though you are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good gifts to those who ask him?  So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 7:7-12

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Road to Glenorchy, New Zealand - "Do Not Worry about Tomorrow"

 


Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Matthew 6:34



Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown - "For Where Your Treasure is, There your Heart will be Also"

 



Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy and where thieves break in and steal.  But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths an vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.  For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Matthew 6:19-21

Shotover River, South Island - "The Eye is the Lamp of the Body"




The eye is the lamp of the body.  If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light.  But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness.  If then the light within your is darkness, how great is that darkness?

No one can serve two masters.  Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other.  You cannot serve both God and money.

Matthew 6:22-24

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Turnagain Arm Shoreline - "The Salt of the Earth"

 


"You are the salt of the earth.  But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?  It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.  You are the light of the world.  A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.  Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl.  Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.  In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven."

Matthew 5:13-16 


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia - "Let Your Light Shine"

 


"You are the light of the world.  A town built on a hill cannot be hidden.  Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl.  Instead, they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.  In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven."

Matthew 5:14-16 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

California Coast - “Blessings and Woes”

 



Looking at his disciples, he said:

"Blessed are you who are poor,
for yours is the kingdom of God.
Blessed are you who hunger now,
for you will be satisfied.
Blessed are you who weep now,
for you will laugh.
Blessed are you when men hate you,
when they exclude you and insult you
and reject your name as evil,
because of the Son of Man.

Rejoice in that day and leap for joy,
because great is your reward in heaven. 
For that is how their fathers treated the
prophets.

But woe to you who are rich,
for you have already received 
your comfort.
Woe to you who are well fed now,
for you will go hungry.
Woe to you who laugh now,
for you will mourn and weep.
Woe to you when all men speak
well of you,
for that is how their fathers treated
the false prophets."

Luke 6:20-26 NIV

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Blue Ridge Mountains - “A Voice Calling in the Wilderness”

 

In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near."  This is he who was spoken of through the prophet Isaiah:

"A voice of one calling in the wilderness,
'Prepare the way for the Lord,
Make straight paths for him.'"

John's clothes were made of camel's hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist.  His food was locusts an wild honey.

Matthew 3:1-4

A voice of one calling:
"In the wilderness prepare
the way for the Lord;
make straight in the desert
a highway for our God.
Every valley shall be raised up,
every mountain and hill made low;
the rough ground shall become level,
the rugged places a plain,
And the glory of the Lord will be revealed,
and all people will see it together.
For the mouth of the Lord has spoken."

Isaiah 40:3-5

Sunday, August 8, 2021

A Time for Fishing



 
“Once again, the kingdom of Heaven is like a net let down into the lake and caught all kinds of fish.”
Matthew 13:47