Keeping Your Promises

Keeping Your Promises

In the next section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus has a lot to say about keeping your promises. The first topic he brings up is marriage. While the Law of Moses allowed for easy divorce, Jesus forbids his followers from easy divorce. Instead, their faithfulness to...
Sexual Purity

Sexual Purity

In this section of his sermon, Jesus shows how obeying the letter the law doesn’t bring about God’s Kingdom. Last week he showed how it’s not enough to avoid murder (or violence). Believers must remove anger and unresolved conflict from their...

Palm Sunday

People often misunderstand the Palm Sunday story. They see it as a high point in Jesus’ ministry before the crushing betrayal of Good Friday. We what the story tries to tell us. The crowds welcome Jesus so he can accomplish their agenda. They want the Romans...