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Contributed on Sep 22, 2021
One cannot have a right relationship with God apart from His righteousness and righteousness is only obtained through the only begotten Son. Once that righteousness is obtained through salvation in Christ, we are obligated to live according to the standard that God’s righteousness demands.
Christ: The Fulfillment of the Law Matthew 5: 17-20 As we continue our study in this powerful message Jesus preached, we come to a definite shift in His message. He has dealt with the blessedness of life in the Beatitudes and the responsibility of believers as the salt of the earth and the light ...read more
Contributed on Sep 8, 2021
Light has the ability to penetrate and permeate the darkness. When light is introduced, darkness has to flee. Darkness and light cannot inhabit the same position. There are times when barriers prevent light from reaching darkness, but once it does, the darkness is gone.
The Light of the World Matthew 5: 14-16 We are continuing our study of the Sermon on the Mount. This is the longest recorded message we have that our Savior preached. It was given to the disciples, the followers of Jesus, and reveals much practical application to the lives we live. In our last ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2021
Jesus addressed the need for all believers to serve as the salt of the earth and light to this dark world. We will discover as we move through these verses both are necessary and much needed in our day. Each of these elements has a distinct and profound effect on their surroundings.
The Salt of the Earth Matthew 5: 13 We have spent a considerable amount of time dealing with the portion of the Sermon on the Mount known as the Beatitudes. I think you would agree those verses were a challenging and insightful study. As our Lord concluded His thoughts concerning the beatitudes, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 25, 2021
While many of the blessings Jesus speaks of appear to be contradictions, we must remember that God’s economy is much different than ours. The world views blessings based upon circumstances or material possessions. The Lord speaks of blessing in regard to our relationship with Him.
The Basis of Blessing (Part 2) Matthew 5: 3-12 Today I would like to continue our study on the passage that is commonly referred to as the Beatitudes. Remember this is a Latin term that literally means “happiness or bliss.” Our Lord uses the word blessed nine times in this discourse. He is clearly ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2021
Jesus uses the word blessed nine times in these opening verses. Clearly there is a significant emphasis on being blessed. He reveals the presence and assurance of blessing to those who follow Him.
The Beatitudes of Christ (Part 1) Matthew 5: 3-12 Our text begins the great discourse of Jesus, His preaching of The Sermon on the Mount. His powerful message began with what has become commonly known as the “Beatitudes.” The term beatitude comes from Latin and literally means “happiness or ...read more