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
How can a person who is mourning be happy or fulfilled? How can they feel blessed? Jesus said in verse 4, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. “Here is the key: when we have seen the depth of the world’s suffering, when we can see the depth of our own sin, and
As we continue to look at how we can be victorious in fighting temptation we must recognize that it can indeed be defeated. We need not despair. God gives us the tools necessary to say, “No.” Remember Satan’s tools we looked at not long ago? Well, God has tools too! In fact, He ha