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.
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.
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!
As a follower of God, our loyalty is first and foremost to His ruling. And oftentimes, living out our faith is countercultural!
Have you ever heard the criticism that the Bible is full of contradictions? Some people disregard the Scriptures because of that notion.
If you’ve attended church for any length of time, you’ve likely heard mention of the Beatitudes. But what does that term really mean? And why are these words from Jesus so important?
Translating the Bible from Greek and Hebrew into English is a daunting task. Some English words just don’t do the original context justice!
Let's look at the beginning of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, and discuss the similarities and differences between being poor and being poor in spirit. Hear about this important distinction.
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.
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.”