January 10, Reading 3 – Matthew 8:1-27

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SAA Notes

Verse 3 is a most thrilling verse. I am willing! List two or three thoughts in these passages that encourage you in your prayer life.

SJA Notes

* Mighty God, thank You for Your word today. Please teach us how to live.

“Truly, I tell you, with no one in Israel have I found such faith.”

Do we recognise God’s authority in our thoughts, words and actions?

We read here on the non-Israelite Roman Centurion – Who clearly understood the reality of God’s authority.

Sometimes we can find it easy to forget God’s rightful place as King and Lord and Saviour in our lives.

“I tell you, many will come from east and west and recline at table with Abraham, Issac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven, while the sons of the kingdom will be thrown into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.”

There is both a helpful and a hard word from Jesus for us here.

Remember that we are saved, the promise to Abraham, chosen from every tribe and nation!

And remember judgement day, the sheep and the goats, the parable of Lazarus and the rich man.

Remember Jesus’ warnings!

* Sovereign God,

Please help us to remember You – We forget Your grace and Your mercy so easily.

Please write Your word on our hearts that we might not forget You!

You are the Creator and Sustainer God, there is none like You. All authority is Yours.

Amen.

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