Sermon on the Mount – 16 – Treasure

Sermon on the Mount – 16 – Treasure

Two questions every Christian should ask himself or herself are the following:  “Where is my heart,” and “Where is my treasure?”  In His sermon the mount, Jesus makes the connection that our heart and our treasure are always in agreement.  In Matthew 6:21, He says,...
Sermon on the Mount – 14 – How Do I Approach God?

Sermon on the Mount – 14 – How Do I Approach God?

In Jesus greatest sermon, He took time to talk about one of the most important spiritual disciplines for His followers. Prayer was a huge part of Jesus’ life and should characterize every follower of Christ.  Wouldn’t it be great if prayer just came easily and...
Sermon on the Mount – 15 – Fasting

Sermon on the Mount – 13 – Beware of Hypocrisy

Warnings are good things.  As Hurricane Dorian bears down on the East Coast, hurricane warnings have been posted so that people will prepare and be ready for the possibility of a destructive storm. If people listen to the warning, they can be spared from the full...
Sermon on the Mount – 12 – Forgive Your Enemies

Sermon on the Mount – 12 – Forgive Your Enemies

In case you haven’t noticed, Jesus said a lot of difficult things in the Sermon on the Mount!  In fact, most of His teaching was counter-cultural and would have made his listeners very uncomfortable.  Jesus’ teaching went straight to the heart and are...