READ: Psalm 144, Matthew 26, Hebrews 8 TO GIVE OR TO GIVE UP Matthew 26 unveils two very different approaches to giving where the disciple and Jesus are involved. One giver pours on Jesus her life savings, an alabaster flask of very costly fragrant oil (v. 7). The other giver wants to see what he…

READ: 2 Kings 25, Psalm 115, Matthew 26, Philemon ACTIVE BETRAYAL  We all betray Jesus–all the time. Matthew 26:25 puts the action of Judas in the present active sense: “Then Judas, who was betraying Him.” If something within you resists the claim that we all actively betray Jesus, you have something of Peter lurking. “Lord…

READ: Judges 4-6, Psalm 74, John 6, Galatians 1 BELIEF It is impossible to please both God and man (GaL. 1:10). To be a God pleaser is out of fashion. “Christianity,” G.K. Chesterton says, “always seems to be out of fashion because it is always sane – and all fashions are mild insanities.” The Scripture…

READ: Exodus 25-27, Psalm 26, Matthew 26, Acts 26 Ministering to Jesus We all betray Jesus (Matt. 26:31). If we all are Spartacus, we also all are Judas. Jesus lives with our continual collective betrayal — and we betray Him with our kisses and we betray Him with our loud protestations of supposed fidelity. When…

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