November 18 – November 23 2013
M Matt 7.1-12: imagine yourself being on the receiving end of everything you say and do today – how will that affect how you behave (12)?
T Matt 7.13-end: here are three short teachings exhorting us to live with integrity; which one speaks most clearly to you and why?
T Matt 8.14-22: the local people bring all manner of people to Jesus for healing; in your prayers bring others to Jesus for healing too.
F Matt 8.23-end: they begged Jesus to leave (34); why might it seem safer to keep Jesus at a distance? Do you ever keep him away? Why?
S Matt 9.1-17: the Pharisees ask, ‘Why does Jesus hang around with the wrong sort of people?’ What answer would you give them?