The Bemenderfers

Mark

Handling Anger

How do we handle anger? How do we handle it when others are angry with us? Being "salt" and "light" can get us into trouble, but are we too quick to let ourselves off the hook? Do the Beatitudes have anything to teach us about…

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Shine

Jesus calls His disciples "salt" and "light." What does He mean and how do we carry out our "salt" duties and "light" duties? Do they have anything to do with the fact that Jesus didn't come to abolish the Law and Prophets, but to fulfill…

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Choose Life

Looking through these Beatitudes, they look more like Be-miserable-tudes! What's going on here? What was Jesus teaching His disciples? From Matthew 5:1-12. Preached February 12, 2023 at Lafayette Salem Evangelical Church

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The Draw of Jesus

People were drawn to Jesus for a variety of reasons. Is He drawing you and me? Does it scare you to be drawn closer to Him? From Matthew 4:12-25. Given February 5, 2023 at Lafayette Salem Evangelical Church

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Enduring Trial

Having been baptized, Jesus is sent into the desert to be tempted by the devil. Why? And what does that mean for us? From Matthew 4:1-11. Given January 29, 2023 at Lafayette Salem Evangelical Church

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