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An up-close perspective on Matthew 6 to better understand Jesus’ message Part 16

Many of us have heard the Sermon on the Mount preached from the pulpit, but what would it have been like to hear that powerful message from Jesus Himself? Let's put ourselves into that first-century audience to better understand Jesus’ message.

Let’s look to James chapter 2 for guidance on responding to pain with compassion Part 15

When a friend or loved one is going through intense grief it can be difficult to find the right words to say, and the best time to say them.

Discover the love and care behind Jesus’ words “Do not worry.” Part 14

In Matthew chapter 6, Jesus tells us not to worry about what we will eat or the clothes we will wear. But what about the trials that go beyond our basic needs?

Biblical hope can encourage us, despite the reality of suffering in our lives Part 13

When life is good, trusting God doesn’t require much effort. But when life gets tough, maintaining our faith in God’s goodness is much more difficult.

Discover that a closer inspection of our surroundings can strengthen our trust in God’s provision Part 12

Whether you live in the country or the city, God is evident in all His creation! Let's examine Jesus’ teaching in Matthew chapter 6, and strengthen our trust in God's provision.

Discover Jesus’ instructions for finding peace Part 11

If you stop by your local bookstore, you’ll find dozens of books geared to help you overcome worry. But to find a lasting solution for our fears, we need to look to the ultimate authority of God’s Word. Discover practical application from the Sermon on the Mount.

Find freedom from the worries that hold you captive Part 10

What’s keeping you up at night? Maybe it’s a financial situation, disappointing medical news, or a relationship that’s gone sour. Discover encouragement from Jesus’ teaching in the Sermon on the Mount.

Find a biblical anecdote to anxiety in the Sermon on the Mount Part 9

Between our health, our finances, and our relationships, there’s always something to worry about! Let's study Jesus’ words in Matthew chapter 6 and find a biblical anecdote to anxiety.

Questions that test our spiritual health, and the role anxiety plays in our lives Part 8

When our bodies are sick, a doctor will ask questions and run tests to identify the cause of the illness. But what do we do when the disease is spiritual?

Discover Jesus’ prescription for healthy spiritual sight Part 7

If we don’t keep our eyes focused on God, our fears and worries can cloud our vision. A timeless remedy for anxiety in our study of the Sermon on the Mount.

How fear and anxiety can be detrimental to our spiritual health Part 6

If you’ve experienced that knot in your stomach, sleepless nights, or clammy hands, you know what it’s like to be “sick with worry”! A thoughtful conversation on worry.

Find out how a belief and trust in God can help overcome anxiety Part 5

Worry and anxiety are natural human emotions. But according to Scripture, God provides for our needs so that we don’t have to lose ourselves in worry! Turn to Matthew 6, another journey into the Sermon on the Mount.

Discover what “good theology” means Part 4

Every church has a theology, or philosophy, of interpreting the Scriptures. And if we’re not careful, those doctrinal persuasions can divide the church!

A timely lesson about the reality of fear and worry in our lives Part 3

From bills and bank accounts, to doctors and discouragements, this world has given us a lot to worry about! A timely lesson from the Sermon on the Mount.

Discover what Jesus said about our catalog of worries Part 2

If you were to write down the things you’re worried about, you could probably generate a list a mile long.