After acing Satan’s test, Jesus began His ministry heralding the exact words John heralded…“Repent of your sins and turn to God, for the Kingdom of Heaven is near." Join Pastor Chuck Swindoll as he explores where and how the public ministry of King Jesus began.
Using the Word of God for sinful ends is nothing new. Would it surprise you to learn that our enemy Satan has memorized Scripture and uses it to tempt us to sin?
Near the end of His famous Sermon on the Mount, a leper approached Jesus and asked for physical healing. What can we learn from this spontaneous encounter between deity and disease? Can we apply these principles today? Chuck Swindoll answers those questions and more.
The Bible never describes the work of demons in the lives of believers directly in terms of immorality. In other words, to say a believer has a “spirit of lust”—as if his real problem is a demon—assumes something the Bible never teaches.
We can read Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in 15 minutes or less. No teacher or preacher has ever packed more truth into such a brief period of time. Our hope in this study is to glean a few fresh, practical insights that will enable us to stay on course in living lives that are distinctively different.
As Christians, we must focus on making a lasting impact for good—influencing others without resorting to force or other means of control. The crucial question is how? Jesus’ answer in Matthew 5 is still the best.
Restoring a relationship takes courage and humility, but it’s the right thing to do. Making things right is always worth it.
Living for Christ is a moment-by-moment lifestyle, giving what you have for God's service.
Nothing Jesus stated was ever more profound than His Sermon on the Mount. In the section of Scripture we’ll examine in this lesson, Jesus discussed the Christian’s relationship to the Mosaic Law. At the heart of His instruction is righteousness—the state of having sufficient grounds to stand before a holy God.
In His greatest of sermons, Jesus addressed marriage. As He did, He went deeper than the letter of the Law. He made it clear that marriage requires absolute faithfulness, and personal relationships require absolute truthfulness.