Category Archives: Bible Studies

Love Your Enemies

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In Matthew 5: 43-44, we have this teaching to love our enemies, in contrast to the teaching of the Pharisees and scribes, to love their neighbors, but to hate their enemies. “You have heard that…

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Denying Self

  In Matthews Gospel, chapter 5, verses 39-44, Jesus shows us what the Christian character should be: to turn the other cheek, to go the extra mile, to give to the one who has needs, and to love your enemies … Continue reading

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Four Ways to Exercise True Christianity – Matthew 5:39-42

Jesus in His Sermon on the Mount gives us four ways to exercise His true teachings by dying to self. In D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ fine exposition of Matthew 5:39-42, he emphasizes that before we make any effort to follow Jesus’ … Continue reading

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An Eye for An Eye – Matthew 5:38-42

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I have been blogging from the book Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. The book is actually a copy of his sermons and well worth reading. Today we will cover…

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Taking Oaths

Jesus teaching on this topic is from Matthew 5:33-37. He says, Again you have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform your oaths to the Lord.’  34 But I say … Continue reading

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Christ’s Teaching on Divorce

Preachers tend to avoid this topic—as well as teaching on bible prophecy. We must expound the bible systematically, missing nothing. We need not only preach on what interests or pleases us, but on what is written down for us in … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the Law

  We have been looking at the Sermon on the Mount, from the teaching of D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I have been summarizing his sermons from his book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount. Last time we talked about the … Continue reading

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Righteousness that Exceeds the Righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees

  Jesus, in His Sermon on the Mount, was teaching His disciple about the law and the importance of keeping the law. Then he said something that probably shocked everyone (from Matt. 5:20): For I say to you that unless … Continue reading

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You Are the Light of the World — Matthew 5:14

  This statement by our Lord implies that the Christian only is the light of the world. And it also implies that the world is in a state of darkness. I have been blogging on what I see as the … Continue reading

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Rejoicing in Tribulation

  In this blog we will be talking about what we would call an extension of the last Beatitude (Matt. 5:10). It is a fuller description of the blessing God gives us when we are persecuted for the sake of … Continue reading

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