We have been discussing over the last months the Beatitudes and the Sermon on the Mount, the most prolific of Jesus’ teachings and wisdom. I want to take a small side path for a few days and share with you Jesus’ teachings on the kingdom of heaven. This ties in directly with all that He taught
As Christians, indeed, as followers of Jesus Christ, we have a few choices as we face ANY sin in our life: We can bury our sin, hide it and become self-righteous, or we can give in to the sin and simply accept it in our life. We give up on the battle and we basically create a chasm between us and Go
How do we control this lust that so very often leads to hurt relationships and to a hurtful view of ourselves? The answer may not seem as obvious as it sounds. Sometimes we just need a little surgery in our life. We just need to remove that sin from our life! Let me note that what Jesus tells us her
Let’s look closer at what Jesus is telling us. Follow me on this journey as we dissect the sin of adultery, as well as sin in general, and as we look at what Jesus teaches us about dealing with sin in our lives. When we look close at sin, and when we address the immorality involved…….I b
In our last discussion Jesus elevated our minds beyond what we could easily accept, to a higher standard that stretched our hearts. Today we will go even deeper into the teachings of Jesus, teachings that may make some of us uncomfortable because these concepts often run contradictory to our world.
So far, we have made our way through Jesus’ message of the Beatitudes: the attitudes of our heart. We have begun to explore the heart of the Sermon on the Mount to see what the Law says–and how Jesus says we should apply it as wisdom for our lives. In the coming days we will look at Jesus’ wor