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  • Light The Way Premium Sermon

    Contributed by PRO Premium on Oct 9, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    The sermon explores the idea that the meek, broken-hearted, hungry, peacemakers, merciful, and persecuted are the salt and light of the world, tasked with guiding others towards Christ.

    Have you ever been lost? What did you do? How did you find your way again? Share about a time when you were lost. Where were you and what was happening? How did you find your way again? Did you ask someone for help? Did you get out a map? Did you ask Siri for directions? Make the point that you more

  • Salt Of The Earth PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Sep 27, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    Understand and live out our calling as Christians to be the 'salt of the earth', to hunger and thirst for righteousness, and to let our lives reflect God's grace and teachings.

    Good morning, family. Today we're diving into the heart of Jesus' Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5:13-22. Before we delve into the Word, let's consider a profound quote from Karl Barth. He once said, "Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace." Let that sink in. Our faith more

  • Raising The Righteousness Bar Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 220 ratings

    Jesus looked at the righteousness of those considered to be very religious in his day. Then he raised the bar to a level most would have considered impossible.

    Understanding the Kingdom - Part 5 3-25-01 INTRODUCTION In Jr. High, as part of my school’s track and field team, it was tough for me to find a field event. I tried them all, except pole vault (only b/c I couldn’t get in the air). No good at any of them. I could run at one speed for a long more

  • Fix Your Righteousness Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    Lesson 3 in a series. Jesus’s relationship to the Law and how it teaches us about righteousness.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 3 Fix Your Righteousness Matthew 5:17-20 The word “Law” or “rules” probably makes you feel a little confined. When I think of rules I think of the principle in West Virginia last week that essentially banned Valentine’s at his school He refused all more

  • So You Want To Be A Pharisee!

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 25, 2002
    based on 17 ratings

    So you want to be a Pharisee and be in contradiction to the teachings and example set by Jesus? Watch out Jesus is going to humble you!

    So you want to be a Pharisee! Thesis: So you want to be a Pharisee and be in contradiction to the teachings and example set by Jesus? Watch out Jesus is going to humble you! Texts: Matthew 5:20 20For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of more

  • Dealing With Anger

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    Jesus expects us to control our temper

    INTRODUCTION In verses 21-48 Jesus gives us six examples of how our righteousness can exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees. SERMON I. A LOOK AT THE 6TH COMMANDMENT. OLD EXPECTATIONS. v. 21 A. KJV. “By." Attacking the present interpretation of the 6th commandment. B. NASB. “To." Jesus more

  • Funnking With Straight A's

    Contributed by Howard Flynn on May 16, 2001
    based on 144 ratings

    Human goodness is not good enough for God

    Did you ever get an F in school? I did when I was a freshman in high school because I wanted to play more than study. Thus, at the end of an eight-week term I wound up with an F in biology, F as in Flynn. My parents were furious and promised dire retribution if I didn’t bring that grade up to a more

  • Ministry In Daily Life

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Feb 1, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    Sermon describes how we minister in our daily life, relating our ministry to our work using Jesus’ images of being salt, being the light of the world, and putting our lamp on a lampstand for all to see.

    Matthew 5:13-20 - Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany [On this day, worshippers were asked to wear their work uniform or bring a symbol of their work so that we will be reminded of the connection between our faith and our work. I refer to it in my sermon several times.] Grace be to more

  • A Look At The Law Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 138 ratings

    Part 7 of Sermon on Mount Series, looks at how our requirement is above the law

    Matthew 5:17 (NIV) "Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfil them. I am convinced that Christ stated this specifically for all those well intentioned people who are forever saying, "I’m not under law, I’m under grace." more

  • Jesús, La Ley Y La Gracia

    Contributed by Fernando Ocampo on May 20, 2002
    based on 54 ratings

    Los planteamientos del Señor Jesús afirman que los principios de la gracia no invalidan la vigencia moral y espiritual de la ley, en el ejercicio de nuestra mayordomía. Así como tampoco la supremacía de la gracia nos exonera de practicar y guardar lo que

    Jesús, la ley y la gracia Mateo 5:17-20 Objetivo: Que los oyentes comprendan que los principios de la gracia no invalidan la vigencia de la ley en lo que respecta a la mayordomía cristiana. Introducción El concepto de que hemos sido librados de la Ley plantea para los creyentes del presente siglo more

  • Upside Down Kingdom PRO Sermon

    Contributed by Sermon Spark on Nov 15, 2023
    based on 3 ratings

    This sermon explores the principles of the Sermon on the Mount, focusing on understanding and applying the Beatitudes and discerning false prophets in our lives.

    Welcome, beloved congregation. It is always a joy to gather together in the house of our Lord, to share in the warmth of fellowship and the nourishment of His Word. As we come together today, let us cast aside the cares and concerns of the world outside, and instead focus our hearts and minds on more

  • Righteousness According To Christ Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Apr 20, 2001
    based on 51 ratings

    Christ’s interpretation of OT law and his standards of righteousness for us

    RIGHTEOUSNESS ACCORDING TO CHRIST Matthew 5:17-20 Proposition: To show the congregation the standards Christ has set for us. Introduction: What would you think if I told you that in order to go to Heaven you had to be a better person than Billy Graham or Mother Teresa? I. Jesus is the more

  • Bringing The Law To Life

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 28 ratings


    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Our Summer Series for 1996 is part of the most carefully-studied and widely-known record of the teachings of Jesus Christ, Matthew 5 - 7, popularly (and, I think, unfortunately) known as "The S __ __ __ __ __ on the M __ __ __ __." Much of what this passage contains of Christ's more

  • The Knowledge Of God Assimilated Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Matt Black on Oct 24, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    Proposition: The knowledge of God is the greatest danger to man, unless it is assimilated (practiced) in our lives to the glory of God.

    Foundations of the Christian Faith Series by Matt Black (Message 3) Proposition: The knowledge of God is the greatest danger to man, unless it is assimilated (practiced) in our lives to the glory of God. Key Verse: Matthew 5:20 For I say unto you, That except your righteousness shall exceed more

  • "Having A Heart Condition"

    Contributed by Quintin Morrow on Jul 8, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    A message on the utter inadequecy of a righteousness that only goes skin-deep.

    “Having a Heart Condition” Matt. 5:20-26 July 7, 2002 The Rev’d Quintin Morrow St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Fort Worth, Texas In 1506 Leonardo Da Vinci painted perhaps the most valuable, famous, and easily-recognizable portrait in the world on a piece of pine wood: The Mona more