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The Kindness Habit: The Fifth Wednesday in Lent

Dinner with Sinners After Jesus called Levi (Matthew) to follow Him, He went to Matthew’s house for dinner. Some of Matthew’s friends showed up to have dinner with both of them. I like the fact Scripture says “tax collectors & sinners.” The tax collectors sins were so great they were listed separately yet the other […]

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The Kindness Habit: The Fourth Monday in Lent

Part 3: Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Gentile Woman Matthew 15:21-28 Jesus knew His time among us was limited. His ministry had a focus: Kingdom of God. This message was used to bring the lost sheep of Israel back to His Father. Jesus used a variety of means to share & spread this message, […]

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The Kindness Habit: Fourth Saturday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Widow’s Son Jesus was walking through a town when a funeral procession went by. Men were carrying the body of a young man. In the group of mourners was an older woman, weeping. Jesus knew this was the mother. Jesus also understood this was her only son, […]

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The Kindness Habit: Fourth Thursday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Raising of Lazarus In the last post, I shared a story about tow sisters, Mary & Martha. The sisters had a brother named Lazarus. As I have mentioned before, this is a time when women needed a man to care for them or they had no voice […]

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The Kindness Habit: Fourth Wednesday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: Mary & Martha This is another story I LOVE to teach. Jesus is having dinner at Mary & Martha’s house, along with others. Martha is busy getting things ready for the guests while Mary is sitting at Jesus’ feet while He talks to her. Finally, Martha has had […]

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The Kindness Habit: Third Tuesday in Lent

Part 3 Jesus Shows Kindness to Women: The Adulterous Woman Before I get into this verse, I want to do a brief introduction for this part. Jesus showed incredible kindness & respect towards women at a time when women were treated like they were nothing. In part because they were nothing. Women had no value […]

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The Kindness Habit: Third Monday in Lent

Part 2 Jesus Shows Kindness to Those Close to Him: Jesus Heals a Possessed Boy Jesus comes walking into town & sees a crowd, hears the arguments coming out from the crowd. I imagine Him groaning as He heads over to see what is going on. Groaning because He knows who He is going to […]

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The Kindness Habit: Third Wednesday in Lent

Part 2 Jesus Shows Kindness to Those Close to Him: Jesus Calls Matthew Levi was a tax collector. He collected taxes for the Roman government. These taxes paid for the Roman military to provide protection for Israel. Israel didn’t have much of an army, if they had one at all. They were afraid the Assyrians […]

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