A Different Kind of Loving

A Different Kind of Loving   Jesus calls His followers to a counter-cultural way of living.  He calls us to love our enemies just as He loves His enemies.  He didn’t love us because we befriended Him.  He loved us in our sin.  He loved us when we had made ourselves his enemies.   Matthew

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A Good Father

A Good Father   Matthew 5:45 “that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sunrise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.”    that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; Unless Jesus transforms our lives and lives His life

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Loving Your Enemies

Loving Your Enemies   Oswald Chambers had a powerful observation in relation to this passage. “We live in two universes: the universe of common sense, in which we come in contact with things by our senses, and the universe of revelation, with which we come in contact by faith.”  We are a spiritual people called

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An Eye for an Eye

An Eye for an Eye   When you go through the Sermon on the Mount keep in mind Jesus was showing the Pharisee’s the full impact of the Law.  They had perverted the Law’s meaning and made it a means of attaining self-righteousness.  The purpose of the Law is to drive us to Christ and

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To Tell the Truth

To Tell the Truth   We live in a world where truth is scarce.  Our society is built on mistruths and half-truths, which cause the concept of truth to decay.  Truth is essential to a healthy society.  Courts of law require people to swear on the Bible to tell the truth, the whole truth and

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