We say things like, “I’m as hungry as a horse,” or “He’s my knight in shining armor.” These word pictures help get our point across.
A word picture Jesus used in His Sermon on the Mount that may cause confusion for modern-day readers
Have you ever run across a metaphor in the Bible and thought, “Now what does that mean?”
Pick up a book written last century, and you’re bound to run across some language that sounds almost foreign! Join us as we put Scripture into context.
If you were to make a list of the things you love most, what items would be at the top of the list? We’re talking about what we treasure.
Some people claim that God wants everyone to be rich, healthy, and happy. But a closer look at Jesus’ teaching in the Sermon on the Mount shows that assumption is off base.
A winning lottery ticket. An overflowing bank account. A healthy stock portfolio. We tend to think of “treasure” in monetary values. Treasure can include anything that has the undivided attention of our heart!
We might say we love our car. But if we don’t spend the time and money necessary to maintain it, is it really a priority? An insightful dialogue from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
We could spend our whole life amassing great wealth and building up our possessions. But is that a good investment for the future? Let's study Jesus' conversation with a rich young man. A profound look at what matters most.
Issues with money can break up a marriage, corrupt good character, and make us miss out on the true blessings God has for us. Discover biblical principles for your finances.
Whether it’s a fire, thieves, or a stock market crash, our earthly wealth can be destroyed in an instant. That’s why Jesus encourages us to put our treasure somewhere truly safe! Hear timely teaching from the Sermon on the Mount.
The Bible guarantees eternal rewards for those who faithfully follow Jesus. But should the promise of favor and reward be our primary motivation to serve God? A thought-provoking study of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
A good meal can satisfy our hunger, give us a break from the day, and tickle our taste buds. So why would someone choose to give up food for a period of time? Let's examine the practice and purpose of fasting.