Piper: Why I Abominate the Prosperity Gospel

A few comments on Matthew 8:18-20 “Teacher, I will follow You wherever You go”: After witnessing the miracles of Jesus, many folks thought  following Him might be more “glamorous” than it really was. I imagine that Jesus may have received many spontaneous offers like this. We, too, tend to buy in to the prosperity gospel … More Piper: Why I Abominate the Prosperity Gospel

January 19 Matthew 8:1-13

January 19 Matthew 8:1-13 (ESV) Jesus Cleanses a Leper 8:1 When he came down from the mountain, great crowds followed him. 2 And behold, a leper [1] came to him and knelt before him, saying, “Lord, if you will, you can make me clean.” 3 And Jesus [2] stretched out his hand and touched him, saying, “I will; be clean.” And immediately his leprosy was cleansed. 4 And … More January 19 Matthew 8:1-13