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.
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.”
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.
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?
It’s easy to get caught up in the externals, and forget that God is focused on the internal attitudes of our heart.
You could interpret this comment from Jesus a number of ways, He said, “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.” Let's look at Matthew chapter five, to discuss this important teaching from Jesus.
Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount provides helpful insight on how to treat others. There are times we need to show mercy to others, rather than follow the letter of the law.
Discover what Jesus meant when he said, “Blessed are the merciful because they shall obtain mercy” Part 34
Have you ever known someone who held to the letter of the law, but missed the purpose behind it?
Let’s explore the beatitude that says, “Blessed are the merciful because they shall obtain mercy” Part 33
We talk a lot about grace and mercy in Christian circles. But do we really know what these terms actually mean, and how to express them?
How’s your relationship with God going these days? Do you proactively seek to spend time with Him?
Let's reflect on the importance of the beatitude, "Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness."