Meditating on God’s Word | Luke 19:26-27
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Take time today to memorize the powerful ending of Jesus’ teaching in Luke 19:26-27. One of the best ways to meditate on God’s word is to chew on it, and one of the best ways to chew on it is to hide it in your heart. Let the concepts, ideas, and images marinate in your soul as you internalize the Word.
‘I tell you that to everyone who has, more will be given, but from the one who has not, even what he has will be taken away. But as for these enemies of mine, who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slaughter them before me.’”
– Luke 19:26-27
Dig a little deeper:
Take some time to fast today over mealtime and meditate on the severity of this master’s response
Painting by Willem de Poorter entitled The Parable of The Talents or Minas.
Date: 17th century. Medium: oil on panel. Dimensions: Height: 45 cm (17.7 in); Width: 55 cm (21.6 in)
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How does the resurrection change the way you look at ordinary problems? Does it? How can you grow there?
If we are not intentional, the Christian message of Jesus’ resurrection may be easily overshadowed or absorbed into the mix of the Easter Bunny, Easter egg hunts, pastel colors, and marshmallow Peeps. But as Christians, the resurrection of Jesus must be front and center in our Easter celebrations.
Now it was Mary Magdalene and Joanna and Mary the mother of James and the other women with them who told these things to the apostles, but these words seemed to them an idle tale, and they did not believe them.