Contributed on Jun 24, 2008
Be Perfect series presents selected topics from Matthew 5-8 containing Jesus’ call to maturity for those who follow Him.
BE A TELEIOS! (MATURE) Matthew 5:33-48 A mature person is a follower of Christ who through persistent study of the Word, backed up by a completely surrendered life, and transformed by the amazing empowerment of the Holy Spirit, has learned to respond to life’s challenges in ways that are good ...read more
Contributed on Jun 25, 2008
The Bible does not say, "Don’t be angry." God, instead says, "Be angry and sin not." This message aims to help disciples become like Jesus in what made him angry and how he expressed his anger
Welcome back to our new series “BE PERFECT”. Last week we look at three God-like characteristics that we are to become: truth-telling, sacrificial service, and love for enemies. They’re humanly unattainable. This is why Jesus gave this not as a rule to the world – but to people ruled by his ...read more
Contributed on Jun 29, 2008
This is a teaching to equip the church about care for the poor
GOD-LIKE IN CARING FOR THE POOR Matthew 6:1-4 How do mature disciples respond to the poor? With compassion showing God’s love with acts of kindness and goodness. Disciples of Christ follow their Lord who cares for the poor. We are called to stand for justice. Biblical justice means lifting ...read more
Contributed on Jul 1, 2008
The blessedness – the joy and the extreme happiness of the pure in heart, comes from a deep love for God.
PURSUING PURITY Matthew 5:8 BE PERFECT SERIES The blessedness – the joy and the extreme happiness of the pure in heart, comes from a deep love for God. Holiness Misunderstood 1. Boring 2. Impossible 3. Not really necessary 4. Critical attitude "Happy are pure in heart; they will see ...read more