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Beginning a new series of study in the book of Matthew Part 1

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount represents the heart of much of His teaching, and it’s applicable even today!

A new study on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 2

A lot of people assume they’ll make it into heaven on account of the good they’ve done. Let's discuss the implications of using Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount as a measuring stick for life.

Discover Jesus’ teachings to the disciples Part 3

Everyone has an opinion on the best way to govern a country, and some have even looked to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount for answers to political upheaval. Let's study Jesus’ teachings to the disciples and find it wasn’t intended for use in the political arena.

Insight into the true application of the Sermon on the Mount Part 4

Opinions vary on what Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount is supposed to mean for us today. Let's look at the common misuses of this teaching.

A thought provoking discussion on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 5

When Jesus came to earth, He didn’t do things the way people expected. But according to the “Discover the Word” team, Jesus not only set God’s kingdom in motion, He still reigns in our hearts today!

Nuances of the word "blessed," and bringing its richness to light Part 11

Translating the Bible from Greek and Hebrew into English is a daunting task. Some English words just don’t do the original context justice!

A thought-provoking teaching on the Beatitudes Part 12

The Beatitudes start with a rich and complex phrase, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.” This concept is far from simple!

What does the concept “poor in spirit” really mean? Part 14

When you hear the phrase, “Blessed are the poor in spirit,” you may be left with a few lingering questions. What does it really mean? And does it even apply to us today? Let's answer these key questions.

Discover how humility paves the way to a deep relationship with God Part 15

The deeper we go into a relationship with God, the more we see how profoundly we need Him! Let's look at the beatitude, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.”

The importance of what we do with our feelings Part 16

We’ve all struggled with feelings of inadequacy and inferiority at one time or another. Do we let them draw us closer to God, or keep us wallowing in low self worth?

What Jesus meant by the kingdom of heaven, and what it means for us today Part 17

In Jesus’ teaching known as the Sermon on the Mount he began by saying, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”

Shedding light on the Beatitudes Part 18

When we’re in the process of mourning, whether for a loved one or perhaps the loss of a dream, it’s not easy to see the blessings of God. And yet, in Matthew chapter 5, Jesus says, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

Why Jesus’ words in the Sermon on the Mount are so relevant! Part 19

We all go through periods of mourning, whether it’s the loss of a loved one, or the pain of a broken relationship. Let's reflect on the passage, “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”

There’s hope and comfort available to those who mourn Part 20

We all want to say the right thing to someone who’s dealing with the loss of a loved one. We’ll learn that our presence means more than well-intentioned words.

Finding hope for those who grieve the sinful state we’re in Part 21

There’s a lot of suffering and heartache in the world. And if we focus on its brokenness for too long, it’s easy to lose heart. Let's study the beatitude, "Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted." No, the world isn’t a perfect place, but there is hope!