“Your Kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven.” Matthew 6:10 I wonder if we realize what we are praying for, what we are asking for when we pray this very familiar line from the Lord’s […]
Sermon on the Mount
Who is this King?
“You are a king, then!” said Pilate. Jesus answered, “You are right in saying I am a king. In fact, for this reason, I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone on the side of truth listens to […]
How do you get INTO the Kingdom of God?
“For the kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of power.” 1 Cor 4:20 How do you get into the Kingdom of God? Faith. Faith in what? Faith in the cross and everything it means is the key to the kingdom. The power of God comes through the cross. Because of the […]
What is the Kingdom of Heaven?
“….for yours is the Kingdom of God.” Luke 6:20 If God is love… then His Kingdom is the Kingdom of Love. He tells us how His Kingdom operates in the Sermon on the Mount and elsewhere… because His commandments are an expression of His love… He tells us we love Him back by obeying His […]
The Gift of “Brokenness”
“Blessed are the poor in spirit…” Matthew 5:2 Definitions: blessed: God’s favor – His Divine strength poor: destitute, spiritually lacking, beggarly spirit: wind, breath How […]
“Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him” Matthew 5:1 ESV With the gentle breezes blowing across the faces of the committed, resting from their effort to climb beyond the crowd, they sat with Jesus. There He explained the government of His Kingdom. It was the […]