Musing Through Matthew- Why This Response?

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:26 and the theme of Jesus the King. In our text for study today we see a truth about why this response? He calls this lady crying for help a dog and tells her she’s not worthy of the children’s bread, why this response? One reason was to remind her of the fact she was a Canaanite and not a part of the chosen family. If she was given this bread it would certainly be grace that gave it. The second reason was to see what it would take to stop her from asking. Let us not be deterred by anything when seeking His help.

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Musing Through Matthew- Lord, Help Me

Let us muse again today Matthew 15:25 and the theme of Jesus the king. After Jesus and the disciples have done all to deter this lady she comes and worships Him. The word means to put the face in the dirt and cry aloud. What did she cry? She didn’t know how to get membership into this sheep’s club the only thing she knew to do was cry Lord, help me Let us remember this day our Lord is still drawn to those three little words Lord, help me.

Musing Through Matthew- Lord, Help Me

Let us muse again today Matthew 15:25 and the theme of Jesus the king. After Jesus and the disciples have done all to deter this lady she comes and worships Him. The word means to put the face in the dirt and cry aloud. What did she cry? She didn’t know how to get membership into this sheep’s club the only thing she knew to do was cry Lord, help me Let us remember this day our Lord is still drawn to those three little words Lord, help me.

Musing Through Matthew-“Lost Sheep Only”

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:24 and the them of  Jesus the king. When our Lord  ends His silence  to this lady He speaks directly to His disciples when He said I have come to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. He is stating a fact that He is come to minister only to the lost sheep, lost sheep only. She knows that she is not one of His sheep, most would have left with nothing, but not her. She doubles down on her pleading her case, she refuses to be denied. Let us learn some lessons about perseverance in prayer from this great story.

Musing Through Matthew-“Lost Sheep Only”

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:24 and the them of  Jesus the king. When our Lord  ends His silence  to this lady He speaks directly to His disciples when He said I have come to the lost sheep of the house of Israel. He is stating a fact that He is come to minister only to the lost sheep, lost sheep only. She knows that she is not one of His sheep, most would have left with nothing, but not her. She doubles down on her pleading her case, she refuses to be denied. Let us learn some lessons about perseverance in prayer from this great story.

Musing Through Matthew-Not A Word

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:23 and the theme of Jesus the king. In our text for today we are confronted with a lesson on not a word. What a discouraging thing to come to Jesus for help and receive from Him not a word. What do you do on such an occasion? She persisted. The disciples said she cried after us, send her away. They were all wrong she was not crying after them but only Him. Let us rejoice when seekers for Jesus come. Let’s not turn them away by harsh words or actions.

Musing Through Matthew-Behold The Pleader Of Mercy

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:22 and the theme of Jesus the king. We are asked in our study texts today to behold the pleader of Mercy. This lady has no claims upon Jesus because she is a Gentile of the worst type, a Canaanite. Her need is grave, she is the mother of a daughter controlled by the devil. She bridges the gap between her and Jesus when she calls him Lord thou son of David. She asked for that which no one in the Bible has ever been denied when they asked Jesus for mercy. Mercy is to withhold from us what we deserve. When we say we are deserving of what we are getting but asked that it be withheld  simply because He is Lord, He is moved  with compassion toward our request.

Musing Through Matthew-Plough To The End Of The Row

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:21 and the theme of Jesus the king. It is in the text today we find an admonition to plough to the end of the row. In the previous verses our Lord has been dealing with a questioning, uninterested, and religious  crowd. In the text today He goes as far away from them as possible to the coast of Tyre  and Sidon. He is simply plowing to the end of the row and it is here He will  find some hearts hungry for the mercies of God. If in our little circle we find no interest for God, plow on till  you find those interested in hearing about  Him.

Musing From Matthew- Importance Of Washing Hands

Let us muse again today Matthew 15:23 and the theme of Jesus the king. In our text for today we find the importance of washing of hands. The previous verses have been focused on the spirituality of the inward man. How often in our Baptist circles people want to put great emphasis on eating with unwashed hands or the outward man. Let us be made aware that God has great concern for the inward man and little or no concern for the outward man. We are told in early sections of Scripture our Lord  said He looked  not on the  outward man but only on the  inward man.

Musing Through Matthew-What A List

Let us muse again today from Matthew 15:19 and the theme of Jesus the king. In our text today we see what a list. The list of evil thoughts, murderers, adulterous, fornication,, false witnesses, and blasphemers. If these are the bees that are flying around can you imagine the darkness the hive of the heart must be. I think of this word blasphemers it is a word that is used of one who cusses our precious Lord with His name accompanied with a cuss word. How can one ever cuss such a precious God and Savior like we have. They must have a dark and depraved heart. Let us search our heart today and see if there be any wicked way in us and if there be such darkness found in us let us do as Barney Fife said nip it, nip it.