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We recognized and tried to honor our mothers on Mother’s Day but I did not bring a Mother’s Day message this year. We have spent a number of weeks on Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount and this is the final … Continue reading
Broad is the way that leads to destruction and there are many that go in. Enter the narrow gate. It’s not as easy, but definitely worth it.
“Ask and it shall be given…” Would you be surprised if I told we need to consider that verse in context?
Jesus’ statement to “judge not lest ye be judged” is one of the most quoted and also misused verses of scripture. People pull it out like a trump card without considering the whole counsel of God. Let’s consider this statement … Continue reading
We continue today in the Sermon on the Mount and finish Matthew 6. Think of not worrying as practicing a spiritual discipline. It’s something we have to be consciously aware of and perhaps work hard at. It worry is a … Continue reading
Part 5 in the Sermon on the Mount series. We need to understand the command to lay up treasures in heaven in the context of what has just come before in Jesus’ sermon. The first half of chapter 6 has … Continue reading
There are several passages in Matthew 5 that begin with Jesus saying “You have heard… but I say to you…” Jesus is not compelling his audience to do a better job keeping the commandments. He has an entirely different motivation … Continue reading
Jesus came to fulfill the Law and the Prophets. Then we move into a long list of commandments with a twist.
The Sermon on the Mount exemplifies the teaching and preaching ministry of Jesus. He speaks to several different topics but we also learn some things about the nature of his ministry. We start with the Beatitudes and his commands to … Continue reading