The Greatest Sermon Ever
3. On Anger and Murder Matthew 5:21-26
New International Version (NIV)
21 "You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, 'You shall not murder,[a]and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.' 22 But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister[b][c] will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, 'Raca,'[d] is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, 'You fool!' will be in danger of
"For it is we who are the circumcision, we who worship by the Spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh." Philippians 3: 3 Remember - we are the people of the Spirit. We must worship by the Spirit and in the Spirit. This is first of all a matter of the heart - it is then expressed outwardly. The Holy Spirit wants to be at home in us - wants to be himself in us. Say - "Lord, I do love you. I want to do what you say." We have been bo
God often reveals himself to us in a crisis situation. None of us would choose to go through a crisis in order to learn more about God. But we rarely have a choice. But we do have a choice about whether we will learn from a crisis and use it as an opportunity to grow closer to God. In our study of the life of Abraham, we have come to one of those crisis moments. It happens just as he and Sarah return from their ill-fated trip to Egypt to escape the famine. While t
We are in week 2 of our series through the sermon on the mount that I have called the greatest sermon ever. This is Jesus' core message, and the main point of all that he said is the topic called the Kingdom of God.
The main topic of Jesus message is the Kingdom of God - God reclaiming His world from the abuse of people and human-based kingdoms, and in this claiming of the coming of the Kingdom Jesus goes about offering this Kingdom to all the wrong people. The Kingdom come
Genesis 12: 10 - 20
"Smart people sometimes do some very stupid things."
"When hard times come, we always have two choices. We can be a student or we can be a victim." -A victim says, "Why did this happen to me?" -A student says, "What can I learn from this?"
-A victim complains he is being treated unfairly. -A student thanks God that he is not being treated as he really deserves. -A victim tries to get even with those who have hurt him. -A student seeks ways to serve oth
So, we are starting a series this year that should take us through the first half of the year, I have humbly called it “The greatest sermon ever” now I am not saying that my sermon or this series is going to the be the best sermon ever, but we are going to look at Jesus’ famous sermon; commonly known as the sermon on the mount. It is so full of life and power for us to live in this world, that I truly believe that the content of what Jesus said is so important for the church
Genesis 12: 1 - 9
Starting today we’re going to take a look at the life of one of the greatest men in all the Bible. His name is Abraham and his story is told in Genesis 12 - 25. When I say that he is one of the greatest men in the Bible, I am not exaggerating. Outside of the Lord Jesus Christ, you could make a pretty good argument that he is most important person in the Bible. Amazing Facts About An Amazing Man
1. He is revered by the followers of three world religions: Chr
Jeremiah 29: 1 - 14
Some verses that are taken out of context make us smile, like one often found above changing tables in church cry rooms: “We shall not all sleep, but we all shall be CHANGED.”
“Beware the Instagram Bible” - Beware the Instagram Bible…those filtered frames festooned with feathered verses, adorned in all manner of loops and tails, bedecked with blossoms, saturated with sunsets, culled and curated just for you. Beware lest it become for you your source of d