Bonhoeffer

Last week I referred to Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, which is in chapters five through seven of Matthew’s gospel. In those few chapters, Jesus lays down a tough standard for Christian behavior. For example, just in chapter five he says that we shouldn’t be angry or insulting toward others Read more…

Target Practice

Whenever you start to feel a little self-righteous, read Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in chapters 5 through 7 of Matthew’s Gospel and see what Jesus says about: Calling someone a “fool” (Matthew 5:22) Lusting after a woman not your wife (or a man not your husband) (Matthew 5:28) Marrying Read more…