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!
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.
Jesus’ teaching style is effective and unique. It draws us into the learning process, rather than telling us all the answers up front.
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.
No matter how good our behavior is, it pales in comparison to a holy God! Let's revisit Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
No matter how hard we try, there’s nothing we can do to earn God’s favor. Instead, when we realize our extensive brokenness, there’s room to receive God’s immeasurable grace!
First Samuel 16:7 provides a timely reminder that “people look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.”
Analyzing Jesus’ words in His Sermon on the Mount to gain a greater understanding of His ultimate purpose
Jesus’ contemporaries weren’t quite sure what to make of Him! Was He there to establish new laws? Or uphold the old beliefs?
We’d run ourselves ragged trying to work our way into heaven. And if we take Matthew chapter five verse 20 out of context, we could easily misunderstand Jesus’ words and assume that’s His expectation.
Is the Christian life all about rules? Or should we be more concerned with our heart attitude? Another thought-provoking study on Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.
When we see the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross, we might assume the Old Testament is obsolete. Find out why the "Discover the Word" Team suggests that’s not the case!
There are verses in the Bible that are just plain difficult to understand! They don’t seem to apply to us in the twenty-first century.
Many assume the Old and New Testaments are two completely separate books, but in reality, they’re deeply connected. Let's take an in-depth look at Jesus’ sacrifice for our sins.