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What does it really mean for believers to see God? Part 39

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?

What it takes to become a peacemaker Part 40

Do you have a peacemaker in your home or office? Someone who brings people together instead of driving them apart? Let's continue a thought-provoking study on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew chapter five.

Find practical tools for restoring relationships in the Beatitudes Part 41

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.

What does it truly mean to be at peace with God? Part 42

The gospel of Jesus Christ is a message of peace to all mankind. But can you honestly say you know God’s peace?

Let’s learn about the One who invented peace Part 43

Are you a peacemaker? Do you work to bring people together when disagreement arises? Let's look at the context of the beatitude, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.”

Continuing a fascinating study about Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 44

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.”

Beginning a new study from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount

When Jesus chose the men who would become His disciples, He had a vision for their future. One day they would change the world!

Discover what Jesus meant when He called His followers the "salt of the earth"

If you spend much time cooking, you know the difference a little salt can make. Just a pinch adds a lot of flavor!

What it means to be "salt" to an unbelieving culture

For centuries, followers of God have been called to live a life of faith and obedience to God, in a world that chooses its own way over God’s way.

You're called to bring flavor to a starving world!

What did Jesus mean when He called His followers the salt of the earth? Let's explore what it means to be salt to those around us.

Being the "salt of the earth" to our community

A pinch of salt adds a lot of flavor to a meal. And that’s likely why Jesus used the helpful metaphor. Discover practical application from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.

How are we salt to those around us?

Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount provides powerful food for thought, as we determine how to live out the life of faith. Let's ruminate on Jesus’ observation that His followers are the salt of the earth.

A fascinating discussion on how to impact our culture

It’s hard to imagine salt losing its saltiness. It doesn’t seem possible! Let's study the historical context of Jesus’ command to never lose our saltiness!

Practical tools for living out our faith

As followers of God, it’s our job to reflect the light of the Savior. But what does that really look like? Uncover what it means to be salt and light to the world around us.

Discover the meaning of a statement Jesus made about His followers

If someone were to say you’re “the light of the world,” how would you respond? There’s a lot packed into that little metaphor!