Replacing Passive Love with Active Love
Refuse to retaliate to our enemies is the beginning of victory, but it is not complete until we actively love those who harm us. A lot of potential good is lost in our relationship with God, our family, and with others when we refuse to actively love our enemies.
Refusing Retaliation and Defensiveness
So much good is lost in our relationship with God, our family, and with others when our mindset is to defend ourselves and retaliate for what wrongs have been done to us.
Honoring Marriage and Our Commitments
Jesus taught His disciples on the importance of resisting the temptation to not keep our word and agreements (5:33-37). This teaching looks at the importance of keeping our commitments, especially our commitment to marriage.
Overcoming the Spirit of Anger
Jesus taught that the spirit of murder operates on many levels and grows through many stages. We must not take anger lightly because it a like a spiritual cancer that continues to grow if not resisted. This teaching covers 4 principles for overcoming anger.
Kingdom Impact: Being Salt and Light
Jesus used the metaphors of salt and light to describe the impact on society of God’s people who walk out the 8 Beatitudes (Mt. 5:13-16). Jesus sees the world as filled with moral decay and spiritual darkness. He describes believers as salt and light and unbelievers as the earth and world.
Living The Sermon on The Mount Lifestyle
This teaching covers the deeper meanings behind the 3 beatitudes: poor in spirit, those who mourn, and the meek. Learn what it means to walk in desperate longing for more of God’s working in your life.