In many ways, our walks with God are something we shouldn’t keep to ourselves. By sharing our faith, we not only spread the good news; we go on record as being Christians…and not ashamed of it. On the other hand, it’s possible to be so conscious of others watching us that we turn our spirituality into a public performance. When that occurs, we’re “practicing…righteousness…to be noticed by them” rather than walking humbly with our God (Matthew 6:1). In this section of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus took on the hypocrites with both guns blazing!
|Part 1||March 11, 2014|
|Part 2||March 12, 2014|
|Part 3||March 13, 2014|
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God’s Word equips us to handle the stuff that comes our way in life. And when we let His Word penetrate our hearts, it changes us and we become more like Christ.
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