Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Matthew 5:21: showing 1-15 of 268


Clear Scripture Filters




  • Show more



Sermon Type


  • Try PRO

    Confident Preaching

    Try PRO free and preach with confidence when people need it most.
    Free to start now
  • "Having A Heart Condition"

    Contributed by Quintin Morrow on Jul 9, 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

  • Where You'll Find Grace

    Contributed by Derrick Strickland on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 596 ratings

    Rediscover just how amazing God’s grace is in our lives as David demonstrates it for us.

    Where You’ll Find Grace 2 Samuel 9 INTRO: 1. Mephibosheth would never forget that day. Word quickly spread through the countryside, “King Saul and Prince Jonathan are dead and David is now King.” At the house of Jonathan this not only brought grief but panic as well. In that day it was customary more

  • The First Step

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 21 ratings

    Introductory Consideration 1.

    Introductory Consideration 1. Tom was one of the best friends I had ever had, we had so much in common. We were both from Dutch background, both accountants, both attended the same church and served in consistory together and even lived across the street from each other. Mostly, though, our more

  • The Love Of Life! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 96 ratings

    #6 in 10 Commandment Series

    #6 “THE LOVE OF LIFE” TEXT: Ex. 20:13; Matt. 5:21-24,43-48; I Jn. 3:15 INTRO: Everyday we hear more and more about murder, killing! Our culture is full of killing; every year in this country we kill over 1,000,000 unborn babies mostly for the sake of convenience. We are moving to the day more

  • Murder In The Sanctuary

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings


    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Today we will consider the first of "Six Antitheses" to pharisaical understandings of certain deuteronomical laws presented by Jesus during what is called the Sermon on the Mount. The subject is the Sixth Commandment. 2. Each of the six sections in Matthew 5:21-48 is set apart more

  • Why Jesus Warned People Against Being Flavorless

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings

    Jesus cautioned people against being "good for nothing" because He wanted them to make an impact on their communities. Jesus said, "You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt loses its saltiness; how can it be made salty again?

    Why Jesus Warned People Against Being Flavorless Illustration;Did you hear about the clever salesman who closed hundreds of sales with this line: "Let me show you something several of your neighbors said you couldn’t afford." Source Unknown. Let us present Christ as one who offers something no more

  • A Pastoral Response To The Bombing In Bali Series

    Contributed by Cameron Horsburgh on Oct 20, 2002
    based on 18 ratings

    The terrorist attack in Bali came a week before I was to preach on the subject of murder, and a National Day of Mourning was declared for that Sunday. God does work in mysterious ways...

    Over the last few weeks God has been showing me how his timing is always perfect. I became more convinced of this when I realised what sermon I had planned to preach today. In view of the events of the last week today’s passage seems to be the most appropriate in the Bible. The bombing in Bali more

  • Fix Your Anger Series

    Contributed by David Salisbury on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    Lesson 4 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. This sermon helps us get a handle on our anger.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 4 Fix Your Anger Matthew 5:21-26 We’re in lesson 4 of our series on the Sermon on the Mount. We’re talking about Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes. Jesus challenges us to look long range and make real fixes in our lives instead of temporary, quick, easy more

  • Anger Series

    Contributed by Troy Mason on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 35 ratings

    This is what Jesus teaches about anger and how to deal with it.

    Anger Matthew 5:21-26, 38-48 INTRODUCTION: Does being angry condemn you to hell as these verses indicate? I. Jesus’ interpretation of the Sixth Commandment A. Pharisees and Scribes had taught that only outright murder was forbidden by the commandment. B. Sinful anger builds through 3 stages 1. more

  • Is There A Murderer In Your Mind? Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Apr 29, 2001
    based on 50 ratings

    Our anger can create destructive tendencies. Jesus wants us to handle it properly.

    I. A False Interpretation (21-22a) A. Observing the Law Outwardly 1. Jewish leaders had reduced 6th commandment to only an act 2. Only judgment feared was from courts of earth B. Neglecting the Law Inwardly 1. Jesus said 6th commandment deals w/matters of the heart 2. “To be unjustly angry and more

  • Schoolyard Violence (Opening The Circle)

    Contributed by David Swinney on May 11, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    The only Biblical, Christian response to the violence of our society is to let the love of Jesus be the rule for the way that we treat others.

    Schoolyard Violence (Opening the Circle) Matthew 5: 21-26; 38-48 Sunday Morning, March 11, 2001 Introduction: The Bus Ride Home The boy was already a little worried when he walked up the stairs to of the school bus. He was running late that afternoon, and the front seats, the ones near the more

  • But I Say Unto You . . .

    Contributed by James Wilson on Nov 22, 2000
    based on 26 ratings

    Jesus fulfilled the law.

    Restored! John 9:1-7 There are a few things I am good at, but many things I'm bad at. Still other things I'm absolutely terrible at. Among them, I am a terrible patient. Other than a couple of childhood illnesses, I hadn't been sick a day in my life until a doctor diagnosed me with thyroid more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 13

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Jan 1, 2001
    based on 84 ratings

    Lesson 13

    To this point in the Lord’s sermon He has taken us through the Beatitudes where we learned that genuine salvation begins when we realize our poorness of spirit and spiritual bankruptcy before God. At that point we begin to mourn over our sinfulness. This mourning leads to a meek humbling of one’s more

  • Ministry Of Reconciliation Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Mar 28, 2002
    based on 45 ratings

    Jesus wants us to practice a ministry of reconciliation.

    GO FOR IT: THE MINISTRY OF RECONCILIATION! How shall we handle discord and opposition? Where do we bend? Where do we stand? Is the hill worth dying for? Noah needed to devise a system to tell if the waters were low enough to support life. Noah’s test was simple, let a dove fly out of the ark. more

  • Fixing Broken Relationships Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Apr 8, 2002
    based on 237 ratings

    Because anger is serious and dangerous it can wreck relationships. We should take action immediately to avoid it.

    Relationships in the Kingdom – Part 1 4-22-01 INTRODUCTION Have you ever noticed how when people are angry, things tend to get broken. As a teenager, my brother once stormed out of the house in an angry huff, slamming a door so hard that a window broke. Once when playing racquetball, I got more