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.