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Matthew 16:21-28

The Church of St. Barnabas, Labor Day Reflection, Irvington, New York, August 31,2014

 Matthew 16:21-28

Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and undergo great suffering at the hands of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and on the third day be raised. 1,668 more words

God’s Stumbling Block

“You are a stumbling block to me;
you do not have in mind the concerns of God, but merely human concerns.”

I was reading in Matthew 16 today and this jumped out at me.  964 more words

Encouragement

22nd Sunday Ordinary Time (Year A)

The 16th century was a time of tremendous upheaval; numerous wars were being waged, and Europe was in great turmoil; it was the time of the Reformation, and numerous attacks were being levelled against the Church from outside. 1,200 more words

Discipleship

Preaching to Depressed People

The following was posted on a website I frequent, referring to Matthew 16:26, in which Jesus says, “For what will it profit them if they gain the whole world but forfeit their life? 471 more words

Preaching

Get Behind Me Satan - Meditation Supplement

Agape Meditation Newsletter – Supplement to the Authentic Freedom Virtual Church service for Sunday, August 31, 2014

Scripture Reading:

Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer greatly from the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the third day be raised. 756 more words

Spiritual Practices

Divine and Human Thinking

The Suffering Messiah. “You are thinking not as God does, but as human beings do” (v.23) neatly summarizes the nature of the problem. The way the disciples react to the idea of messianic suffering and “defeat” shows that this concept of Messiah is going to be very hard to get across. 1,311 more words

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Suffering and Glory

Matthew 16:21–27 21 From that time on, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer greatly from the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the third day be raised. 649 more words

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