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  • A New Righteousness Part Iii

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Mar 10, 2020
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    Jesus redefines the new righteousness by redefining sin itself: beyond the concrete act, sin begins with the intention of the heart. (Michael Card - The Gospel of Identity, P. 57)

    Title: A New Righteousness Part III Text: Matthew 5:38-42 Thesis: Jesus redefines the new righteousness by redefining sin itself: beyond the concrete act, sin begins with the intention of the heart. (Michael Card, Matthew – The Gospel of Identity, P. 57) Jesus said, “Unless your righteousness ...read more

  • "the Heart Of God"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Feb 21, 2020
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     | 743 views

    Be who God created you to be.

    “The Heart of God” Matthew 5:38-48 This morning’s Gospel Lesson is right-smack in the middle of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. It is Jesus’ first big sermon, and it is aimed—primarily—at Jesus’ disciples, a group of folks who have only recently started following Him. They are this motley crew of ...read more

  • Metaphors Of Mortification Series

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Feb 2, 2020
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     | 611 views

    Entering into the spirit of what is behind the Law.

  • Seventh Sunday In Ordinary Time -- 7th Sunday, Year A

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Jan 27, 2020
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     | 1,274 views

    Love your enemies

    There is a sign in the Princeton University Store basement which cleverly suggests: "Love your enemies—it will drive them crazy." Jesus’ ethical teaching is higher than this example because love of enemies is not a consequentialist ethic, hoping that the other person will change. Love ...read more

  • More To Do As Christians

    Contributed by Grant Adams on Dec 27, 2019
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    Often there are two attitudes a Christian has toward serving Christ. The possibility of growing wearing and why do we have to do so much.

    Most of the New Testament was written to the disciples of Christ. Jesus taught from every angle to build His disciples. These Jews knew the Old Testament. He wanted them to know that He did not come to destroy the moral laws of God, vs. 17. He actually came to add to them. His conversation went ...read more

  • Christian Challenge Sermon V: Make Or Break Situations Demand Integrity Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Dec 12, 2019
     | 744 views

    In times like these, Christians are challenged to speak the truth in love and to act with integrity even though to do so may be costly in terms of likeability, yet rewarding in terms of glorifying God.

    CHRISTIAN CHALLENGE SERMON V: MAKE OR BREAK SITUATIONS DEMAND INTEGRITY “Cross my heart and hope to die!” Did any of you ever use that phrase to swear to a friend that you would keep a promise? As kids, we engaged in such promise making, except that we might have done so with ...read more

  • The Sermon On The Mount (Part Twelve) Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 18, 2019
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    Throughout the sermon on the mount, Jesus clarified misconceptions. He explained the deeper implications of the law and broadened their understanding so they could conduct themselves according to God's intentions. Today, Jesus does this regarding retaliation.

    THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT (part twelve) Matt. 5:38-42 Jane Vajnar writes the story about her friend's four young boys. They were always full of energy; even in church. But the sermon her minister preached on turning the other cheek got their undivided attention. The minister stressed that no ...read more

  • The Christian And Revenge Series

    Contributed by Grant Adams on Nov 13, 2019
     | 427 views

    Revenge might well be called the battle cry of the modern age. Everyone wants to get even or get back or get to someone else. The world is full of inequality and always will be.

    Revenge might well be called the battle cry of the modern age. Everyone wants to get even or get back or get to someone else. The world is full of inequality and always will be. There will always be good and bad, rich and poor, famous and unknown. Perhaps, I should riot because I do not have as ...read more

  • Being Kind When It's Hard Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 31, 2019
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     | 1,874 views

    Matthew 5:38-48

    JUST BE KIND - Being Kind When It’s Hard November 17, 2019 Matthew 5:38-48 (p. 678) Introduction: Amber Guyger had just finished a 13 hour shift as a Dallas Police officer and was on her way home. She was texting her boyfriend who was also a cop. She pulled into her parking ...read more

  • Kingdom Justice Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Oct 17, 2019
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     | 1,415 views

    Kingdom Justice says, don’t retaliate. Specifically, accept insults with patience, judgment with generosity, hardship with grace, and demands with willingness. But in order to do that, you must accept God's grace with humility.

    A mother ran into the bedroom when she heard her seven-year-old son scream. She found his two-year-old sister pulling his hair. She gently released the little girl's grip and said comfortingly to the boy, “There, there. She didn't mean it. She doesn't know that hurts.” He nodded his ...read more

  • Renew Sex Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Oct 9, 2019
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     | 1,104 views

    Jesus did not come to abolish the law but fulfill it. He calls on us to live understanding Heterosexual relations are for the purpose creating, understanding relational intimacy and continuing God’s will in the world

    On July 20, 1969, as commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. His first words after stepping on the moon, “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind,” were televised to Earth and heard by millions. Urban legend has it ...read more

  • Renew Violence Series

    Contributed by Robert Butler on Oct 9, 2019
     | 525 views

    While Jesus forbids the use of the sword as a means to advance the kingdom of God, the New Testament does not teach an absolute or principled pacifism.

    Violence – we are a culture awash in it. Violence is on our TVs and devices, whether in the form of entertainment or the nightly news. We can’t go a day without hearing about some new statistic about the death rates in “CHIRAQ” or Chicago or about another ISIS moment in the Middle East. For many of ...read more

  • Disciples Go The Second Mile

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep 30, 2019
     | 1,818 views

    This message looks at what is behind Jesus' command for us to go the second mile. It's in the second mile that Jesus is most often glorified.

    Disciples Go The Second Mile Genesis 24:1-9 Matthew 5:38-48 Text Genesis 24:9-20 How many of us are “it must be fair” kind of people? We are not going to do anything unless its fair or we are treated fairly. We show up to do something for God and then get angry because not enough showed up so we ...read more

  • That's Not Fair

    Contributed by Gary Holt on Sep 21, 2019
     | 543 views

    Jesus calls us to a new and higher standard of righteousness. We are called to love others more than we love our own rights.

    “That’s not fair” Matthew 5:38-42 Here are some things we always see in the news: There was a mass shooting There was another bombing A church fought and split over who got to be in charge Cruel words were spoken, doors were slammed Tears were shed, and bones were broken Hearts were broken, ...read more

  • The Worship Of Waiting (Psalm 37) Series

    Contributed by James Jackson on Aug 26, 2019
     | 876 views

    We know God wins in the end. But what do we do in the meantime, when evil seems to be winning?

    The Worship of Waiting (Psalm 37) Good morning! Please turn in your Bibles to Psalm 37. One of my all-time favorite books is “Children’s Letters to God.” It’s a collection of prayers, observations, questions, and complaints, with the handwriting, grammar, and punctuation of the children that ...read more