Monthly Archives: February 2014

Be Perfect

Matthew 5:38-48 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ 39 But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the … Continue reading

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Pharisees, Ethics, and Reconciliation

Matthew 5:21-37 New International Version (NIV) Murder 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 … Continue reading

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Abolishment, Fulfillment, and Setting the Bar High

Matthew 5:13-20 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 underfoot. 14 … Continue reading

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Christianity and Science: Has the Debate Evolved?

It would seem we haven’t come very far in the last 89 years. A large crowd of reporters packed out the small courthouse in Dayton, Tennessee the summer of 1925 to witness the spectacle that has become known as “The … Continue reading

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Am I Blessed?

Matthew 5:1-12 5 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them. He said: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for … Continue reading

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