Monthly Archives: May 2016

SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

CAN GOD COUNT ON YOU While serving on the faculty at the International Bible Seminary in Switzerland, we were thrilled at the start of the winter semester to welcome our first students from the Netherlands. They included an engaged couple, … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Part III Verse 7: “It is sorrowful that there are pitfalls in this world. Such instances will happen, but woe to the person who sets up … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Part II Verse 5: “Whoever welcomes a little child like this for my sake is welcoming Me.” Here is another instance where we must determine what … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER EIGHTEEN Part I Verse 1: Around this time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in God’s kingdom?” Matthew had just written about … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

UPDATE FOR ALL MY WONDERFUL READERS We just concluded an exciting journey through Chapter 17 of Matthew. We saw where Jesus took His disciples to a place they had never been before, Caesarea Philippi, way up north toward Damascus in … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Part VI Verse 24: Jesus and His followers returned to Capernaum. There the men who collect the two-drachma Temple tax came to Peter and asked him, … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Something you might like to think about: God is more interested in loving than hating; in helping than hurting; inspiring than insulting; in lifting up than putting down; in encouraging than criticizing; and in giving than receiving. So if it … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

Something you might like to think about: God is more interested in loving than hating; in helping than hurting; inspiring than insulting; in lifting up than putting down; in encouraging than criticizing; and in giving than receiving. So if it … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

WE WERE MADE TO FLY! In July of 1969, my family and I were living in Richterswil, Switzerland where I worked, among other things, as editor and publisher of two Church magazines. We were all excited about America’s first attempt … Continue reading

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WHAT DID JESUS REALLY SAY

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda GOSPEL OF MATTHEW CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Part V When the father runs to Jesus for help, he uses a unique term to identify his son’s dilemma. The Greek word used here is … Continue reading

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