Lasting Treasure

February 7, 2021
Jesus talks about money a lot. Out of His 40 parables and stories, 11 address money and stewardship. He does not mind His people from having money, but He forbids…

Righteousness Before God

January 31, 2021
You are going to serve somebody. Jesus says not to do righteousness (dikaiosune) in order to be seen by men, because if you do then God will give you nothing…

Overcoming Evil

January 24, 2021
So far in the Sermon on the Mount Jesus has taught profoundly how to be righteous on the inside: to be sexually chaste and whole, to be free of consuming…

The Right to Life

January 17, 2021
On January 22nd, 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortion-on-demand in all 50 states. Eleven years later in 1984, President Reagan designated January 22nd as National Sanctity of Human Life…

Honesty

January 10, 2021
Jesus always goes to the root issue. He exposes hatred as murder, lust as adultery, treachery hidden behind paperwork, and now the truth behind a dishonest system of swearing. We…

Lust & Adultery

December 20, 2020
Similar to the way He traces murder to the root of anger, Jesus connects adultery to the source of lust. Whereas anger is usually visible in some way, lust often…

Anger

December 13, 2020
Jesus came not to abolish the law, but to fulfill every jot and tittle. The blessed members of His kingdom are to be the salt of the earth, stand like…

Salt & Light

December 6, 2020
Jesus is the king who is “preaching the gospel of the kingdom” (Matt. 4:23). He identified the poor in spirit, those who mourn, hunger for righteousness, the meek, the merciful,…

Blessedness

November 22, 2020
Jesus called people to repent because the kingdom is at hand, and now He goes up on the mountain to teach about it. This is the theme of Jesus’ most…

The Kingdom of Heaven

November 15, 2020
Jesus leaves the wilderness and goes into the land to proclaim the good news of the kingdom of heaven. He is greater than John, baptizing not with water but with…

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