• ADULTERY

    Matthew 5:27-30   “You have heard that it was said, ‘Do not commit adultery.’   But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to […]

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  • ANGER

    Matthew 5:21   “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘Do not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22  But I tell you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to his brother, ‘Raca,’  is answerable to […]

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  • TRANSFORMATION

    Matthew 5:19, 20 Anyone who breaks one of the least of these commandments and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that […]

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  • THE OLD TESTAMENT LAW

    Matthew 5:17   “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18  I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from […]

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  • THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD

    Matthew 5:14-16  You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.  In the same way, let your light shine before men, […]

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  • THE SALT OF THE EARTH

    Matthew 5:13   “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men. Jesus doesn’t say that we are to become the salt of the earth, but rather that we are the salt […]

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  • DO NOT BE AFRAID

    John 14:27  Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. The reaction I keep hearing from people during this Coronavirus pandemic is that they are afraid, some even terrified.  Many are […]

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  • OUR WORLDVIEW

    Matthew 7:24, 25  “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.  The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on […]

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  • BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED

    Mat 5:10  Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. The word in the Greek for “persecuted” means “hostile, deliberate pursuit with the intent to harm.”  The motive is hostility.  When we become the friend of Christ, when we are part of His family, there are those […]

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  • THE PEACEMAKERS

    Matthew 5:9  Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. How do we, as believers, be peacemakers?  First, as Christians we learn to live at peace with others.  We are called to seek peace, pursue peace, make every effort to live in peace, and as far as possible, as far as […]

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