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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.”

Jesus’ definition of good, and if it’s ever possible for us to be good enough Part 1

No matter how good our behavior is, it pales in comparison to a holy God! Let's revisit Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.

Find practical guidance for today from Jesus’ teaching to the Pharisees Part 2

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.

Discover the unique teaching formats Jesus used to speak to the very first Christians Part 3

Jesus’ teaching style is effective and unique. It draws us into the learning process, rather than telling us all the answers up front.

Shedding light on Jesus’ teaching about speaking in anger Part 4

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.

An intriguing discussion about the seriousness of unbridled anger Part 5

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!

Gain a fresh perspective on what Jesus said about heaven and hell Part 6

It’s the party of the century, and you’ve been invited! But you’re busy and claim to have better things to do. That is, until you hear what a great time everyone had!

Be part of this fascinating study of the Sermon on the Mount Part 7

The idea of hell may conjure images of eternal pain and torment. But according to the “Discover the Word” team, Jesus described a different picture when He talked about hell.

Weighing the outcome of this crucial decision: to love or reject God Part 8

We make decisions every day. But no choice is more life-impacting or full of eternal significance than our choice to love—or reject—God. Let's weigh the outcome of this crucial decision.

Let’s look at Jesus’ example of what righteous anger looks like Part 9

In Matthew chapter five, Jesus emphasizes the seriousness of flying off the handle. But is there ever a situation where anger would be warranted?