Matthew chapter five says, Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Do we actually lay eyes on Him? And what does that really mean?
We all run into disagreements now and again. Whether it’s at home, the workplace, or even in church, it’s helpful to know how to resolve arguments gracefully.
It doesn’t seem fair that those who promote peace can fall under persecution. And yet, it happens time and time again. We’re looking at the beatitude, “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake.”
No matter how good our behavior is, it pales in comparison to a holy God! Let's revisit Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
It’s good to go to church on Sunday and read our Bible regularly, but when we set these actions up as self-made rules that must be followed, we’ve missed the point. Unravel Jesus’ teaching to the Pharisees in Matthew chapter five.
Jesus’ teaching style is effective and unique. It draws us into the learning process, rather than telling us all the answers up front.
If you’ve been wounded by hurtful language or verbal abuse, you know the pain it can cause. Let's shed light on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew chapter five.
Words are powerful. And according to the teaching of Jesus, words said in anger can be just as destructive as physically hurting someone. Let' continue a thought-provoking study of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Jesus takes unbridled anger seriously, and we should too!
It’s the party of the century, and you’ve been invited! But you’re busy and claim to have better things to do. That is, until you hear what a great time everyone had!
The idea of hell may conjure images of eternal pain and torment. But according to the “Discover the Word” team, Jesus described a different picture when He talked about hell.
We make decisions every day. But no choice is more life-impacting or full of eternal significance than our choice to love—or reject—God. Let's weigh the outcome of this crucial decision.
In Matthew chapter five, Jesus emphasizes the seriousness of flying off the handle. But is there ever a situation where anger would be warranted?