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Category Archives: Sermon on the Mount
Here are people declared by our Lord to be “blessed” when they are insulted, persecuted and falsely maligned with all kinds of evil against them. How unusual for them to be commanded to, “Rejoice and be glad!”
As Jesus concluded his teaching – being the master teacher – He used a picture of two builders: One wise and one foolish. Continue reading
Jesus described those who will inhabit heaven – the poor in spirit.
But who are the poor in spirit?
Don’t miss Lloyd-Jones excellent and convicting definition of a person who is poor in spirit! Continue reading
“If we are unwilling to change, we will abandon prayer as a noticeable characteristic of our lives.” Continue reading
I can tell you from personal experience that it is an amazing experience to be set free from the animosity that leads to revenge. Of course, it can be a painful and prolonged process when you suffer unjustly. Yet it … Continue reading
At the National Conference for the Gospel Coalition, a panel of leaders (Tim Keller, John Piper, D. A. Carson and Kevin DeYoung) answered a question about whether Jesus preached the gospel. As I listened, I wanted to ask one of them … Continue reading
When responding to culture, so often the Church finds itself choosing between retreat, outspoken protests or compromise. Those who take seriously the metaphors Jesus used for His followers must ask two important questions. How can we maintain permeating contact (as … Continue reading