Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 1, 2004
We cannot go far in the Kingdom of God until we get the lust for status under control. This is true in the material realm, as we shall see in a message planned for next week, and it is true in the religious realm as well, as we shall see this week.
Status or Substance?
Note: here is my bulletin insert I wrote up along with the sermon. Sermon follows.
Giving, Prayer, and Fasting
(notes for Matt. 6:1-15)
Since modern Judaism no longer has the Temple (in the Biblical sense) many Rabbis teach that charity, prayer, and