The Beatitudes have been called the Preamble to the Christian Constitution. In the greatest discourse that Jesus delivered, the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus starts with “attitudes”, the attitudes of our heart. Was this by chance? I believe that this was very intentional because the basis f
Found in the Gospel of Matthew is the greatest sermon that Jesus preached, a sermon we call “The Sermon on the Mount”. I believe that as followers of Christ, as we look closely at the Scriptures, we must look first through the lens of the teachings of Jesus, our risen Savior, indeed, God
You know, I believe that God intended for us to do more than simply sit on the sidelines and cheer. I believe that many times He wants us to run the ball! As followers of Jesus, not just simply believers in Him, we are set apart in that we choose to NOT just sit on the sidelines. We choose to be use
In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus taught about many things. In Matthew 6:9-13 Jesus gives the disciples wisdom concerning communication with God and shares with them the manner in which they should pray. We all probably pray very often. Let’s look a little closer….. In verse 9 Jesus says
I love what my friend Mike shared today at church today….it a was certainly a “gem” of wisdom. He was sharing during teh offering meditation his list of New Years resolutions. One was not answer his cell phone anymore while he is in the bathroom. But the last one, I believe was tru
In this parable, "The Parable of the Wedding Feast and Great Dinner", Jesus will tell us that those least expected will enter the kingdom of heaven/kingdom of God. I would point out that in this parable, the King is God and the Son is Jesus.