The Bemenderfers

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Sacrifice

The crowds gathered as early as the end of chapter 4. They stuck with Jesus through the Sermon on the Mount. Doubtless they delighted in the healings that followed, as Jesus returned to Capernaum. Surely some in the crowd were eager to learn how to…

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Saving Faith

After warning everyone that only those who hear and put into practice His teachings are truly saved, Jesus comes down the mountain with the crowd following. Are they eager to learn more about how they should live or just hoping for a show? Jesus does…

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What Does It Mean to Believe?

Is salvation simply a matter of praying a prayer? Passing a confirmation class? Or is there more to it? Where do we find assurance of salvation? How do we know we are saved? What does it mean to really believe in Jesus? Jesus tells us.

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The Golden Rule

So many great instructions in these few verses. Hijacked...distorted...twisted by the world and given back to us...to silence us. We are supposed to be salt and light, to protect, preserve and save this corrupt generation; we need to recover Jesus' original intention for these verses.

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Seek First His Kingdom

Our God is a jealous God. He wants all our heart, soul, mind and attention. How are we doing? How serious and diligent are we in storing up treasure in Heaven? We may be satisfied with our effort, but is Jesus? What does He expect…

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