A.J. GretzA.J. Gretz

A.J. Gretz

Anthony Joseph (A.J.) Gretz is a pastor in Grandville, Michigan. He has also served churches in Ohio and in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He and his wife, Anna, have three children.

October 31, 2021

Jesus’ Authority

Matthew 7:28-29
[Jesus] taught as one who had authority, and not as their ­teachers of the law.

October 30, 2021

Two Builders

Matthew 7:24-27
“Everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”

October 29, 2021

Not Everyone

Matthew 7:21-23
“Not everyone who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will enter the kingdom of heaven. . . .”

October 28, 2021

False Teachers

Matthew 7:15-20
“Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves.”

October 27, 2021

Two Gates

Matthew 7:13-14
“Small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.”

October 26, 2021

Ask, Seek, Knock

Matthew 7:7-12
“Ask and it will be given to you. . . .”

October 25, 2021

Judging Others

Matthew 7:1-5
“You hypocrite, first take the plank out of your own eye. . . .”

October 24, 2021

Do Not Worry

Matthew 6:25-34
“Do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’”

October 23, 2021


Matthew 6:19-24
“Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”

October 22, 2021


Matthew 6:16-18
“Your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.”

October 21, 2021

The Lord’s Will

Matthew 6:9-15
“Your will be done. . . .”

October 20, 2021

The Lord’s Prayer

Matthew 6:5-10
“Our Father in heaven . . .”

October 19, 2021

No Strings Attached

Matthew 6:1-4
“Be careful not to practice your righteousness in front of others to be seen by them.”

October 18, 2021

Love for Enemies

Matthew 5:43-48
“I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.”

October 17, 2021

An Eye for an Eye

Matthew 5:38-39
“You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.”

October 16, 2021

Speak the Truth

Matthew 5:33-37
“All you need to say is simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’; anything beyond this comes from the evil one.”

October 15, 2021


Matthew 5:31-32
“Anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, makes her the victim of adultery. . . .”

October 14, 2021


Matthew 5:27-28
“I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart.”

October 13, 2021


Matthew 5:21-22
“I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment.”

October 12, 2021

Fulfillment of the Law

Matthew 5:17-20
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets. . . .”

October 11, 2021

Salt and Light

Matthew 5:13-16
“You are the salt of the earth. . . .”

October 10, 2021


Matthew 5:10-12
“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

October 9, 2021


Matthew 5:9
“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”

October 8, 2021

Pure in Heart

Matthew 5:8
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.”

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