Monthly Archives: February 2011

Yes and No

Matthew 5:33-37 (NRSV) 33“Again, you have heard that it was said to those of ancient times, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but carry out the vows you have made to the Lord.’ 34But I say to you, Do not swear … Continue reading

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Lasting Love

Matthew 5:31-32 (NRSV) 31“It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32But I say to you that anyone who divorces his wife, except on the ground of unchastity, causes her to commit … Continue reading

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Lust

Matthew 5:27-30 (New International Version, ©2010) Adultery     27 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.  28But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Matthew 5:21-26 (New International Version, ©2011)     21 “You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ 22 But I tell you that anyone who … Continue reading

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