Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sacrifice

“I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” Matthew 9:13 When I’m successful at my exercise program, or eating within the boundaries of my allotted calorie intake, I pat myself on the back for the sacrifice of doing something I don’t like, but … Continue reading

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Matthew 6: 5-15 The Lord’s Prayer

I appreciated Tom’s words a couple of weeks ago about slowing down and thinking about our words when we say memorized prayers. Let them move our hearts. How else do we stop the “babble like the pagans”? I’ll share with … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:43 – Matthew 6:4

“So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect.”  Matthew 5:48 How in the world can anyone be perfect? Isn’t Jesus the only perfect person? Did Matthew misinterpret Jesus’ words? Is Jesus really asking us to be perfect? Luke … Continue reading

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Matthew 5: 33- almost the end of chapter

Our service was longer than 30 minutes, so we ended up with two clips. I’m sure if we didn’t have the long discussion at the beginning, Tom would have finished all his planned words within the 30 minutes. Yet, a … Continue reading

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Humble

“Whoever becomes humble like this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 18:4 I found this interesting that Jesus said humble, not good. I read this before all our grandchildren came to visit and pondered this business … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:21-32 Anger and Murder, Adultery and Divorce

As you can see, there are two clips on this entry. The first one (a week ago), the battery went dead and I wondered if I should even post it. The second clip is yesterday’s sermon.  I’m glad Tom is … Continue reading

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