Sermons on Matthew
Jesus says (paraphrasing), “This is the kind of life I want youth live, and the kind of live I’m going to help you live.”
Self-evaluation can be valuable in our spiritual lives. The sermon on the mount has provided many opportunities for introspection. Where are you today?
Have you ever found yourself worrying about the future? In this portion of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells us that we are not supposed to be anxious about tomorrow.
Motives matter. The Christian cause is more than posturing it is a life of serving and giving from the heart out of Love for our King.
Traits of the citizens of the Kingdom of God : Faithful, Truthful, Trusting God, Loving.
Raising the bar. This portion of the sermon on the mount digs into the heart of what the Mosaic law was trying to get to. We find that often the things we may think are “not such a big deal” often are.
Jesus did not abolish the law. He came to give us Kingdom.
From time to time we become aware that there are gaps between the world we live in and the way Jesus has taught us to live. In this new series, we will explore Jesus’ teachings from his sermon on the mount.
Jesus is the light of the world. As His followers, we are also called salt and light. Just as the children’s song says, we need to let our light shine in the darkness of this world.
Light brings a feeling of warmth. Even when it is cold outside, the sight of the sun can bring a feeling of warmth with it. Jesus is the Light of the world. He does not reflect the light like the moon does. He is the source of light like the sun!