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Obedience Challenge - Day 14


Welcome to today's Obedience Challenge! We're beginning an epic, 90 day Journey through the Gospels, learning to love and follow Jesus as his disciples.


The Scripture reading for today is: Matthew 14

Click HERE to read it in the NIV

Click HERE to read or listen to it in the ESV

Click HERE to read it in the KJV


We're meditating on how we can obey the command of Jesus in Matthew 5:34-37, where he tells us, "But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; 35 or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King. 36 And do not swear by your head, for you cannot make even one hair white or black. 37 All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one."


How can a Christian truly keep this command to "not swear?" You can watch the video yesterday to learn how, and spend todays' 4 minutes of prayer above meditating on how you can obey!

For maximum discipleship results, check in with your mentor!

Can you do it a little different today? Review each of the commands, and see where you’re still holding firm in your obedience to Jesus. Take a
moment and celebrate with your mentor and be glad... you’re GROWING! I’m proud of you! ~ Darrell

Have 8 extra minutes to understand Matthew's reading better? 

This Bible Project video will help you be able to recognize the themes and details in the Gospel of Matthew chapters 14-28.

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