Adultery

July 7, 2024
As a youngster, I loved building model cars and airplanes. On the display shelves in the hobby stores, there was usually a sign that read, "It's OK to look and…

Jesus and the Law

June 9, 2024
As we continue our study of the Sermon on the Mount, we come to Jesus' preparatory words just before He began His explanation of what real obedience to God's law…

Salt and Light

May 26, 2024
Matthew 5:11-13a (ESV) Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. 12 Rejoice and be glad,…

The Beatitudes

May 12, 2024
Jesus launched right into His sermon on the Mount by turning His audience's world view totally upside down. And He did the same to our typical 21st century world view…
Obedience to God is not external conformance with manmade traditions. It's something that happens first with repentance — turning from sin toward God and continues with following God's instructions. As…
We continue our study of Matthew as we look at how God fulfilled His prophecies in the events around what is sometimes called the Massacre of the Innocents. How can…