We need discernment for who to listen to and not be dazzled by outward appearance. The mark of a true teacher/prophet is sound doctrine and holy living.
Today’s culture is very individualistic, but Jesus says that it’s relationships and communities that matter. Attitude to our brother/sister, Matthew 7:1-5
Jesus flipped he’s audience’s thoughts on prayer, he showed that it’s not about the specific words or how often we pray, it’s all about coming to Jesus, our father.
These 4 questions are to challenge us and help us to learn and grow and are questions we need to keep asking ourselves.
Do you love before the altercation? Set the temperature! Don’t wait for it to get cold!
Jesus defines further the character of a Christian and defines these good works in terms of righteousness. Jesus fulfils the moral law of God as nothing will pass away or be discarded until it has been fulfilled.
Jesus gives us a warning in Matthew 5:13, if we are not bringing flavour, fighting decay or using our precious influence, how can we be called salt?
The description of a disciple of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount is in direct conflict with the world and we need the Holy Spirit to help us each day.
In the Sermon on the mount in Matthew 5-7, Jesus flips everything on its head and offers a description of what it looks like to be a Christian and be set-apart, and Jesus lived this out in his life.