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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.”

Find out what Jesus meant when He said “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake” Part 45

It’s not always easy standing up for what we believe. Especially when the result is persecution.

Let's look at Jesus’ words in Matthew chapter five “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake” Part 46

The Bible warns us that life won’t be perfect, even for those who follow God. But few things are more painful than persecution.

Encouragement for keeping the faith, when persecution comes your way Part 47

Do you know someone going through a hard time because of his or her faith? Maybe you’re paying a price at the office, or have a loved one who’s been rebuffed for sharing their beliefs.

Jesus Christ is right beside us in those difficult moments Part 48

History is full of examples of men and women who’ve been persecuted for their faith. But it’s not something relegated to the distant past. Does persecution still happen today?

Knowing how to rejoice in God, even in the midst of persecution Part 49

It’s one thing to stand strong when your beliefs are challenged. But it’s even harder to consider yourself blessed in that awkward moment! Let's look to Scripture and find wisdom in knowing how to rejoice in the midst of persecution.

Concluding our study of the Beatitudes with a powerful reminder Part 50

As followers of Christ, we don’t live for this world. We have the hope of heaven to look forward to one day!

What Jesus said about lust, and getting our hearts and minds into alignment with God’s original plan Part 16

Our culture has distorted God’s good gift of human sexuality. But there’s a way to find freedom from sexual sin!

Discover practical ways we can work with God to deal with lust Part 17

If you, or someone you know, has struggled with pornography and lustful thoughts, you’re aware of how hard it is to find freedom on your own!

Discover how using the Beatitudes as our guide can change the way we respond to our loved ones Part 25

In the heat of an argument, it’s easy to pass blame onto the other person, often without regard to how we’ve contributed to the situation!