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Sermons on Matthew 5 More sermons: Matthew 5
"It's Time to Flip the Script”
Shared by: Bryan Beverly on Feb, 2015
Summary: This message reminds us that Christ wants us to emphasize giving vis-a-vis taking. The Lex Talionis (Exodus 21:18-36, Leviticus 24:17-21 and Deuteronomy 19:15-21) said 'Don't take too much". But Jesus' message (Luke 6:27-29) was "Don't give too little".
Shared by: Ronnie Smith on Oct, 2014
Summary: Roman law – about a decade before Jesus was born. - In any Concord province and Solider can have any able bodied man to bare their burden 1 mile – It would be common to see a Roman have a Jewish man carry his load – 1 mile, But Jesus said... Go 2!
Series: Going the Extra Mile Part 1
Eye For An Eye
Shared by: Alexander Clark on Nov, 2012
Summary: How hard is it for you to not seek revenge when another person does you wrong? Jesus tells us in Matt.5:38-42 that we are to Love More, Give More, Do More, and Trust More, are you willing to take a stand for the kingdom of God?
Series: Life Under Construction
Divorce, oaths, revenge
Shared by: Michael McCartney on Mar, 2012
Summary: Jesus knew that divorce was ugly, horrendous and not to be taken lightly and this is why he said to the crowd that day "You need to have a very good reason to go through with a divorce!" He also said stay away from making oaths you will break and never re
Series: Cliff Hangers
The Second Mile Marathon
Shared by: Tim Diack on Feb, 2012
Summary: God is honored, and His glory proclaimed, when we go above and beyond what the world expects. Jesus challenges all of us to live life as "second mile marathoners." Are you up to the challenge?
Doesn't "Turning The Other Cheek" Just Make Me A Doormat?
Shared by: Jim Butcher on May, 2010
Summary: A look at one of Jesus more difficult teachings and why it's worth our obedience.
"Since When Did Christians Have Rights?
Shared by: Kenneth Sauer on Apr, 2010
Summary: Would Jesus have hired a lawyer to defend Himself? Would Jesus have put “hot button issue” bumper stickers on the back of His donkey? Would He have gotten in a heated political debate? Jesus is our Savior; who cares about rights?
The Generosity of Grace
Shared by: Mark Opperman on Sep, 2008
Summary: We must be more concerned with showing the generous love of God than with receiving proper treatment from others. Gracious people... are willing to accept insults, value people more than things, are willing to serve beyond obligation, are willing to give