What does it mean… “Take heed that ye do not your righteousness before men, to be seen of them.”—Matthew 6:1?
Matthew 5:48- What does this really mean, perfect? . So what is Bible perfection? Is it different for different people? Is there a template that we must fit into?
—Matthew 5:44. Jesus tells us to love our enemies….why???
Matthew 5:34. Always speak the truth, there is no need to swear that you are, just always tell the truth and you won’t have to swear that it is.
Matthew 19:3.We can be very cruel people on this planet. In the Jewish economy in the days of Jesus, a man was permitted to put away his wife for the most trivial of offenses, and the woman was then at liberty to marry again. This led to real problems, not only in society, but in Read more about Temple Of The Mind – Episode 17 – Is it lawful for a man to put away his wife?[…]
We are to think more of a judgment We are to think more of a judgment as being a diagnosis of our existing condition.s being a diagnosis of our existing condition.
Matthew 5:24. “Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.”—God wants to clean the whole heart and make you new.
Through Moses the Lord had said, “Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thine heart…. Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.” Leviticus 19:17, 18. This is the Old Testament as well as the New.
He who willfully breaks one commandment, does not, in spirit and truth, keep any of them. “Whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.” James 2:10. Why did James say that?
The law was fulfilled in Him, not destroyed. As we assimilate Christ, they law may also be fulfilled in us. The law is simply this. Love God and love your neighbor.
What does it mean, Ye are the light of the world? I thought Jesus was the light??Let’s investigate.
Salt is valued for its preservative properties; and when God calls His children salt, He would teach them that His purpose in making them the subjects of His grace is that they may become representatives in saving others.
What is the danger in retaliation? The law of escalation- Principles, brain damage. When we retaliate, it becomes easier to do it again, then again, until we be come revengeful. Until we change our brains. Why do people retaliate? Fear
What is the difference between being persecuted, and being an annoyance? People don’t persecute annoying people. People persecute those who they are afraid of.
What is the difference between being a peacemaker, and being a pushover? Being true in the hidden purposes and motives of the soul, free from pride and self-seeking, humble, unselfish, childlike.
Is God vindictive? If not, then should we be?
Who draws us to thirst for righteousness? Is it given freely?
What does it mean to be meek? Do the Beatitudes follow a logical progression?
What is the mourning Jesus is talking about? What should we be sorry about?
What did Jesus mean by saying “Poor in spirit”? Is Jesus interested in our character development?
We begin a new series on the Beatitudes. Where and why did Jesus give the Beatitudes? Are we the dwelling place of the Spirit of God? We are the dwelling place of God, and God does not force His way in to places He’s not welcome. 1 Cor 3:16. Do you not know that you Read more about Temple Of The Mind – Episode 1 – “Atop the Mountain”[…]