What Jesus Did! Archives

January 2017

Jan. 1stGod's Promise FulfilledMatthew 1:1
Jan. 2ndTo All NationsMatthew 1:1-6a
Jan. 3rdNo Hidden SkeletonsMatthew 1:6b-10
Jan. 4thThe People Lost in the CreditsMatthew 1:11-17
Jan. 5thMiraculous ScandalMatthew 1:18-19
Jan. 6thThe GiftsMatthew 1:20-21
Jan. 7thGod's Promise Comes TrueMatthew 1:22-25
Jan. 8thGod of the UnexpectedMatthew 2:1-2
Jan. 9thGod's Word in the Wrong HandsMatthew 2:3-6
Jan. 10thOf Deceit and JoyMatthew 2:7-10
Jan. 11thThe Blessings of WorshipMatthew 2:11-12
Jan. 12thWhen God Stays AwayMatthew 2:13
Jan. 13thThis One Always ObeysMatthew 2:14-15
Jan. 14thSlaying the InnocentsMatthew 2:16-18
Jan. 15thThe Lord's Continuing PresenceMatthew 2:19-20
Jan. 16thDivine PartnershipMatthew 2:19-23
Jan. 17thAt the DoorMatthew 3:1-2
Jan. 18thPreparing the WayMatthew 3:3-4
Jan. 19thThe Famine Is Over!Matthew 3:5-6
Jan. 20thSnakesMatthew 3:7-10
Jan. 21stFire!Matthew 3:11-12
Jan. 22ndBy Me?Matthew 3:13-14
Jan. 23rdTo Fulfill God's PlanMatthew 3:15
Jan. 24thThe Father's Delight in His ChildrenMatthew 3:16-17
Jan. 25thLed to the TestMatthew 4:1
Jan. 26thTrue Bread, True WordMatthew 4:2-4
Jan. 27thI Won't Play Your GameMatthew 4:5-7
Jan. 28thOnly One to WorshipMatthew 4:8-10
Jan. 29thThe Angels AttendMatthew 4:11
Jan. 30thStarting SignalsMatthew 4:12-13
Jan. 31stThe Dawning LightMatthew 4:14-16

February 2017

Feb. 1stThe Kingdom CallsMatthew 4:17-20
Feb. 2ndFollowing and FamilyMatthew 4:21-22
Feb. 3rdMinistry to the Whole PersonMatthew 4:23
Feb. 4thA Friend Like No OtherMatthew 4:24
Feb. 5thTo All PeoplesMatthew 4:25
Feb. 6thA Family AddressMatthew 5:1-2
Feb. 7thIn Need of GodMatthew 5:3
Feb. 8thBeyond MourningMatthew 5:4
Feb. 9thUpside Down to the WorldMatthew 5:5
Feb. 10thMore Than Anything ElseMatthew 5:6
Feb. 11thExtending MercyMatthew 5:7
Feb. 12thPure HeartsMatthew 5:8
Feb. 13thWaging PeaceMatthew 5:9
Feb. 14thPersecuted!Matthew 5:10-12
Feb. 15thSalt!Matthew 5:13
Feb. 16thLight!Matthew 5:14-16
Feb. 17thFulfilled!Matthew 5:17
Feb. 18thPermanent?Matthew 5:18
Feb. 19thWarned!Matthew 5:19
Feb. 20thRighteousness!Matthew 5:20
Feb. 21stMurder!Matthew 5:21-22
Feb. 22ndRighteousness!Matthew 5:23-24
Feb. 23rdReconcile!Matthew 5:25-26
Feb. 24thAdultery!Matthew 5:27-28
Feb. 25thShock!Matthew 5:29-30
Feb. 26thDivorce!Matthew 5:31-32
Feb. 27thTruthfulness!Matthew 5:33-34
Feb. 28thReliability!Matthew 5:35-37

March 2017

Mar. 1stRedeeming InsultMatthew 5:38-39
Mar. 2ndLost My ShirtMatthew 5:40
Mar. 3rdTaming the Rebel HeartMatthew 5:41
Mar. 4thBenevolent CompassionMatthew 5:42
Mar. 5thFinding Our TargetMatthew 5:43-45
Mar. 6thPerfect!Matthew 5:46-48
Mar. 7thJust Between the Father and MeMatthew 6:1
Mar. 8thSharing God's KindnessMatthew 6:2-4
Mar. 9thSeeking the FatherMatthew 6:5-6
Mar. 10thFew Words are NeededMatthew 6:7-8
Mar. 11thModel PrayerMatthew 6:9-13
Mar. 12thForgiveMatthew 6:14-15
Mar. 13thThe Hidden FastMatthew 6:16-18
Mar. 14thStoring UpMatthew 6:19-21
Mar. 15thGood EyesMatthew 6:22-23
Mar. 16thOnly One #1Matthew 6:24
Mar. 17thUltimate ValueMatthew 6:25-26
Mar. 18thUltimate SplendorMatthew 6:27-30
Mar. 19thThis First!Matthew 6:31-33
Mar. 20thTomorrowMatthew 6:34
Mar. 21stJudge ... NOT!Matthew 7:1-2
Mar. 22ndLooking in the Mirror FirstMatthew 7:3-5
Mar. 23rdPearls and PigsMatthew 7:6
Mar. 24thKeep Praying!Matthew 7:7-8
Mar. 25thOur Father's GraciousnessMatthew 7:9-11
Mar. 26thThe Golden LifeMatthew 7:12
Mar. 27thThe Less Taken WayMatthew 7:13-14
Mar. 28thFruit CheckingMatthew 7:15-20
Mar. 29thAway from Me!Matthew 7:21-23
Mar. 30thDo It!Matthew 7:24-27
Mar. 31stBottom Line!Matthew 7:28-29

April 2017

Apr. 1stBack to Earth!Matthew 8:1-2
Apr. 2ndFor Those on Earth!Matthew 8:3-4
Apr. 3rdFor Those on Earth!Matthew 8:5-9
Apr. 4thFaithMatthew 8:10-13
Apr. 5thTender PowerMatthew 8:14-15
Apr. 6thVictoryMatthew 8:16-17
Apr. 7thDiscipleMatthew 8:18
Apr. 8thThe Hard FollowMatthew 8:19-22
Apr. 9thTrust vs. CrisisMatthew 8:23-25
Apr. 10thWhat Kind of Man?Matthew 8:26-27
Apr. 11thThose Who KnowMatthew 8:28-29
Apr. 12thDestruction and VictoryMatthew 8:30-32
Apr. 13thDriven AwayMatthew 8:33-34
Apr. 14thTrue FriendsMatthew 9:1-3
Apr. 15thAuthorityMatthew 9:4-8
Apr. 16thAuthorityMatthew 9:9
Apr. 17thDinner with SinnersMatthew 9:10-12
Apr. 18thSinnersMatthew 9:13
Apr. 19thFasting?Matthew 9:14-15
Apr. 20thNew WineMatthew 9:16-17
Apr. 21stResponding to FaithMatthew 9:18-19
Apr. 22ndAffirming FaithMatthew 9:18-22
Apr. 23rdNo Show, Just GraceMatthew 9:23-26
Apr. 24thTwo NecessitiesMatthew 9:27-31
Apr. 25thBlinded by Religious PrejudiceMatthew 9:32-34
Apr. 26thBeyond Longing to Looking!Matthew 9:35-38
Apr. 27thJust 12 MenMatthew 10:1-4
Apr. 28thExclusive?Matthew 10:5-6
Apr. 29thThe Kingdom is NearMatthew 10:7-8
Apr. 30thTake Nothing/EverythingMatthew 10:8-10

May 2017

May. 1stChoicesMatthew 10:11-13
May. 2ndChoicesMatthew 10:14-15
May. 3rdSnakes & DovesMatthew 10:16
May. 4thWarned and SupportedMatthew 10:17-20
May. 5thFaithfulMatthew 10:21-23
May. 6thFollowing the SaviorMatthew 10:24-25
May. 7thNo FearMatthew 10:26-27
May. 8thFear HimMatthew 10:28-31
May. 9thNot AshamedMatthew 10:32-33
May. 10thNo Peace HereMatthew 10:34-37
May. 11thTake Up the CrossMatthew 10:38-39
May. 12thAccepting JesusMatthew 10:40-41
May. 13thCup of WaterMatthew 10:42
May. 14thOn TaskMatthew 11:1
May. 15thDoubt toward BeliefMatthew 11:2-3
May. 16thProof PositiveMatthew 11:4-5
May. 17thDon't StumbleMatthew 11:6
May. 18thWhat Were You Looking For?Matthew 11:7-8
May. 19thMore than a ProphetMatthew 11:9
May. 20thBlessed to be Here NowMatthew 11:10-11
May. 21stForceful KingdomMatthew 11:12
May. 22ndElijah Has ComeMatthew 11:13-15
May. 23rdWon't BelieveMatthew 11:16-19
May. 24thRepentance or ConsequencesMatthew 11:20-21
May. 25thBetter Off?Matthew 11:22-24
May. 26thThe Father's ChoiceMatthew 11:25-26
May. 27thOnly the Son KnowsMatthew 11:27
May. 28thCome to MeMatthew 11:28
May. 29thFind Rest in MeMatthew 11:29-30
May. 30thWitness to the HostilesMatthew 12:1-2
May. 31stLooking Beyond the LetterMatthew 12:3-6

June 2017

Jun. 1stMercy?Matthew 12:7
Jun. 2ndLord!Matthew 12:8
Jun. 3rdHate-blindMatthew 12:9-10
Jun. 4thMuch More Than a SheepMatthew 12:11-12
Jun. 5thWell and SickMatthew 12:13-14
Jun. 6thCareful CompassionMatthew 12:15-16
Jun. 7thFulfilling the MissionMatthew 12:17-18
Jun. 8thTender SaviorMatthew 12:19-21
Jun. 9thLike a ChildMatthew 12:22-23
Jun. 10thAn Undivided HeartMatthew 12:24-26
Jun. 11thBinding the Strong ManMatthew 12:27-29
Jun. 12thNo Middle GroundMatthew 12:30
Jun. 13thUltimate BlasphemyMatthew 12:31-32
Jun. 14thGood FruitMatthew 12:33-35
Jun. 15thMore than a NameMatthew 12:36-37
Jun. 16thNo Miracle on DemandMatthew 12:38-40
Jun. 17thOne Greater Is HereMatthew 12:41-42
Jun. 18thSomething WorseMatthew 12:43-45
Jun. 19thFamily!Matthew 12:46-50
Jun. 20thLISTEN!Matthew 13:1-9
Jun. 21stWanting to HearMatthew 13:10-15
Jun. 22ndBlessed Eyes & EarsMatthew 13:16-17
Jun. 23rdThe Thief of TruthMatthew 13:18-19
Jun. 24thJust for AwhileMatthew 13:18, 20-21
Jun. 25thChoke PointMatthew 13:18, 22
Jun. 26thChoosing To Be Good SoilMatthew 13:23
Jun. 27thThe Enemy Among UsMatthew 13:24-30
Jun. 28thFrom Small BeginningsMatthew 13:31-32
Jun. 29thHidden PowerMatthew 13:33
Jun. 30thThe Power of StoriesMatthew 13:34-35

July 2017

Jul. 1stLeaving the Crowd BehindMatthew 13:36-39
Jul. 2ndShine like the SunMatthew 13:40-43
Jul. 3rdJust for JoyMatthew 13:44
Jul. 4thThe Searcher's GoalMatthew 13:45-46
Jul. 5thThe Ultimate NetMatthew 13:47-50
Jul. 6thOut of the StorehouseMatthew 13:51-52
Jul. 7thRejection at HomeMatthew 13:53-56
Jul. 8thLack of FaithMatthew 13:57-58
Jul. 9thPeer FearMatthew 14:1-5
Jul. 10thDeep DarknessMatthew 14:6-12
Jul. 11thCompassion over CaresMatthew 14:13-14
Jul. 12thBlessed Beyond ResourcesMatthew 14:15-21
Jul. 13thNo NeglectMatthew 14:22-23
Jul. 14thIn the StormMatthew 14:24-27
Jul. 15thOn the Savior, Not the StormMatthew 14:28-31
Jul. 16thOur Purpose Is His PraiseMatthew 14:32-33
Jul. 17thWe Need a MiracleMatthew 14:34-36
Jul. 18thWhy? Don't!Matthew 15:1-2
Jul. 19thMaking Up the RulesMatthew 15:3-6
Jul. 20thYou Hypocrites!Matthew 15:7-9
Jul. 21stOut of the Mouth!Matthew 15:10-11
Jul. 22ndMiss the Ditch!Matthew 15:12-14
Jul. 23rdWhat's Inside!Matthew 15:15-20
Jul. 24thLost Who Find!Matthew 15:21-24
Jul. 25thThanking Great FaithMatthew 15:25-28
Jul. 26thThese Two FirstMatthew 15:29-31
Jul. 27thRe-runs?Matthew 15:32-33
Jul. 28thThanks for the Power!Matthew 15:35-38
Jul. 29thMoving OutMatthew 15:39
Jul. 30thTrick or TruthMatthew 16:1-4
Jul. 31stGot it Wrong, Again!Matthew 16:5-7

August 2017

Aug. 1stLittle Faith PeopleMatthew 16:8-12
Aug. 2ndWho He Is!Matthew 16:13-14
Aug. 3rdChrist, Son of God!Matthew 16:15-16
Aug. 4thMy Father Showed YouMatthew 16:17-19
Aug. 5thDon't Tell ... Yet!Matthew 16:20
Aug. 6thTransition to the CrossMatthew 16:21
Aug. 7thMessiah's CrossMatthew 16:22-23
Aug. 8thRedemptional WisdomMatthew 16:24-26
Aug. 9thAngels are Coming!Matthew 16:27-28
Aug. 10thAlone TogetherMatthew 17:1
Aug. 11thIt Is Good To Be Here!Matthew 17:2-8
Aug. 12thThe Key to TellingMatthew 17:9
Aug. 13thElijah Has ComeMatthew 17:10-13
Aug. 14thFaith or Frustration?Matthew 17:14-18
Aug. 15thJust a Mustard SeedMatthew 17:19-20
Aug. 16thSaddened by the Shadow of the CrossMatthew 17:22-23
Aug. 17thTaxes?Matthew 17:24-27
Aug. 18thStriving for GreatnessMatthew 18:1
Aug. 19thTo Be a Child!Matthew 18:2-4
Aug. 20thAccepting ChildrenMatthew 18:5
Aug. 21stHow Terrible!Matthew 18:6-7
Aug. 22ndRadical Prevention!Matthew 18:8-9
Aug. 23rdAngels with my FatherMatthew 18:10
Aug. 24thFinding the LostMatthew 18:12-14
Aug. 25thEven When Done to Us!Matthew 18:15
Aug. 26thEven When Done to Us!Matthew 18:16-17
Aug. 27thThe Lord Is There!Matthew 18:18-20
Aug. 28thHeaven's 7Matthew 18:21
Aug. 29thSet Free!Matthew 18:23-27
Aug. 30thRefused!Matthew 18:28-30
Aug. 31stYou Should've Shown MercyMatthew 18:31-33

September 2017

Sep. 1stThe Necessity of ForgivenessMatthew 18:34-35
Sep. 2ndTransition and TruthMatthew 19:1-2
Sep. 3rdTransition and TruthMatthew 19:3
Sep. 4th4 Ways 1Matthew 19:4-6
Sep. 5thNot So!Matthew 19:7-9
Sep. 6thThe GiftMatthew 19:10-12
Sep. 7thLet them Come to Me!Matthew 19:13-15
Sep. 8thJust One Thing?Matthew 19:16
Sep. 9thWhat Else?Matthew 19:17-20
Sep. 10thWant to be Perfect?Matthew 19:21-22
Sep. 11thEasier for a Camel?Matthew 19:23-24
Sep. 12thWho Can Be Saved?Matthew 19:25-26
Sep. 13thWhat about us?Matthew 19:27-30
Sep. 14thKingdom LaborersMatthew 20:1-7
Sep. 15thMore than ExpectedMatthew 20:8-9
Sep. 16thNot Enough?Matthew 20:10-12
Sep. 17thMore than FairMatthew 20:13
Sep. 18thRejoice with those Rejoicing!Matthew 20:14-15
Sep. 19thReversal!Matthew 20:16
Sep. 20thReversal!Matthew 20:17-19
Sep. 21stMothers!Matthew 20:20-21
Sep. 22ndYou Don't UnderstandMatthew 20:22-23
Sep. 23rdNo Better than the WorstMatthew 20:24
Sep. 24thNot So Among You!Matthew 20:25-26
Sep. 25thServant!Matthew 20:26-27
Sep. 26thTo be a Ransom!Matthew 20:28
Sep. 27thHave Mercy on Us!Matthew 20:29-31
Sep. 28thWhat Do You Want Me To Do?Matthew 20:32
Sep. 29thThey Followed JesusMatthew 20:32
Sep. 30thThe Master Needs Them!Matthew 21:1-3

October 2017

Oct. 1stBehold the King!Matthew 21:4-7
Oct. 2ndHosannaMatthew 21:8-11
Oct. 3rdTemple TumultMatthew 21:12-13
Oct. 4thOut of the Mouths of Babes!Matthew 21:14-17
Oct. 5thYou Must Be Fruitful!Matthew 21:18-22
Oct. 6thAuthority!Matthew 21:23-27
Oct. 7thMore than Change!Matthew 21:28-32
Oct. 8thDisregard for the Servants!Matthew 21:33-36
Oct. 9thI'll Send My SonMatthew 21:37-39
Oct. 10thHarsh JusticeMatthew 21:40-41
Oct. 11thStumbling Over the TruthMatthew 21:42-44
Oct. 12thNot Under Fear!Matthew 21:45-46
Oct. 13thThe Power of Stories!Matthew 22:1-4
Oct. 14thBrutal RefusalMatthew 22:5-6
Oct. 15thThe Hall Will Be FilledMatthew 22:7-10
Oct. 16thStandards Are Not ForgottenMatthew 22:11-14
Oct. 17thSpeaking the Truth with CourageMatthew 22:15-16
Oct. 18thWhose Face Do You See?Matthew 22:17-22
Oct. 19thIsn't This Why You're Wrong?Matthew 22:23-29
Oct. 20thFirst Thing First!Matthew 22:30
Oct. 21stGod of the Living!Matthew 22:31-33
Oct. 22ndFirst Thing First!Matthew 22:34-35
Oct. 23rdLove God Through and ThroughMatthew 22:36-38
Oct. 24thBoils Down to LoveMatthew 22:39-40
Oct. 25thAuthoritatively Alone!Matthew 22:41-46
Oct. 26thDo What They Say!Matthew 23:1-3
Oct. 27thHow Not to LeadMatthew 23:4-10
Oct. 28thHow to LeadMatthew 23:11-12
Oct. 29thHow Terrible! (1 & 2)Matthew 23:13-15
Oct. 30thHow Terrible! (3)Matthew 23:16-22
Oct. 31stHow Terrible! (4)Matthew 23:23-24

November 2017

Nov. 1stHow Terrible! (5)Matthew 23:25-26
Nov. 2ndHow Terrible! (6)Matthew 23:27-28
Nov. 3rdHow Terrible! (7)Matthew 23:29-32
Nov. 4thYou Snakes!Matthew 23:33-36
Nov. 5thWeep for Jerusalem!Matthew 23:37-39
Nov. 6thTo the Ground!Matthew 24:1-5
Nov. 7thThe First Pains!Matthew 24:6-8
Nov. 8thKeep Your Faith to the End!Matthew 24:9-14
Nov. 9thMake That Time Short!Matthew 24:15-22
Nov. 10thLike Lightning!Matthew 24:23-28
Nov. 11thGathering His Chosen!Matthew 24:29-31
Nov. 12thThe Time Is Near!Matthew 24:32-35
Nov. 13thNo One Knows!Matthew 24:36-41
Nov. 14thWhen You Don't Expect HimMatthew 24:42-44
Nov. 15thThe Loyal ServantMatthew 24:45-51
Nov. 16thAlways Be ReadyMatthew 25:1-13
Nov. 17thWell Done!Matthew 25:14-23
Nov. 18thA Hard Man?Matthew 25:24-27
Nov. 19thTake that Gold Away?Matthew 25:28-30
Nov. 20thThe Coming KingMatthew 25:31-32
Nov. 21stTo the Least of TheseMatthew 25:33-40
Nov. 22ndTo the Least of TheseMatthew 25:41-46
Nov. 23rdThis Scheme Will Go Wrong!Matthew 26:1-5
Nov. 24thA Time for ExtravaganceMatthew 26:6-9
Nov. 25thExtravagant because of GraceMatthew 26:10-13
Nov. 26thInfamyMatthew 26:14-16
Nov. 27thMutiny!Matthew 26:17-21
Nov. 28thTeacher or Lord?Matthew 26:22-25
Nov. 29thA New Deal!Matthew 26:26-30
Nov. 30thNever sayMatthew 26:31-35

December 2017

Dec. 1stThe Company of FriendsMatthew 26:36-38
Dec. 2ndThe Father's WillMatthew 26:39-44
Dec. 3rdWe Must GoMatthew 26:45-46
Dec. 4thWith a Kiss!Matthew 26:47-50
Dec. 5thNot a VictimMatthew 26:50-54
Dec. 6thThe Prophets Frame It AllMatthew 26:55-56
Dec. 7thFrom the BeginningMatthew 26:57-68
Dec. 8thBetrayal in the MirrorMatthew 26:69-75
Dec. 9thA Simple Little ExecutionMatthew 27:1-2
Dec. 10thSo Close and Yet So Far AwayMatthew 27:3-10
Dec. 11thSilent, but in ControlMatthew 27:11-14
Dec. 12thCrucify Him!Matthew 27:15-22
Dec. 13thIt's Our ResponsibilityMatthew 27:23-26
Dec. 14thThe Emotional TruthMatthew 27:27-31
Dec. 15thWho Will Carry His Cross?Matthew 27:32-34
Dec. 16thThe GambleMatthew 27:35-37
Dec. 17thMy Salvation, Not His OwnMatthew 27:38-40
Dec. 18thWhen Everyone Rejects YouMatthew 27:41-44
Dec. 19thHe Died AloneMatthew 27:45-50
Dec. 20thNo Barriers AllowedMatthew 27:51-53
Dec. 21stOn GuardMatthew 27:54-55
Dec. 22ndNot by HerselfMatthew 27:56
Dec. 23rdWith God, Anything Is Possible!Matthew 27:57-61
Dec. 24thVerified by No LieMatthew 27:62-66
Dec. 25thA Great Gift, A New DayMatthew 28:1-6
Dec. 26thGot to Tell Somebody!Matthew 28:6-8
Dec. 27thWorship Him in Courageous Witness!Matthew 28:9-10
Dec. 28thNo Plan Can StandMatthew 28:11-12
Dec. 29thScam vs. AliveMatthew 28:12-15
Dec. 30thReason to WorshipMatthew 28:16-17
Dec. 31stOne Last WordMatthew 28:18-20

About this Devotional

What Jesus Did is a one-year devotional guide through the gospels, using one short passage each day and following the Gospel in consecutive order. Each devotional consists of a passage, reflection and a prayer which opens up the day's scripture and shows how it challenges you to live for Jesus.

What Jesus Did! is written by Phil Ware.

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