We take a look at the scope and structure of the Sermon on the Mount and how Jesus transforms us through it.
What do we do with Jesus' words "Away from me, I never knew you!" Didn't he know us in our mother's womb?
We dislike narrowness, and we think that freedom is lack of constriction, but Jesus has a healthier, more beautiful understanding of freedom.
What does casting pearls before swine have to do with judging, asking, seeking, and knocking?
We look at Jesus' exhortations to spiritual authenticity and why we're afraid of stillness, silence, and solitude
Are the Beatitudes another list of ideals we need to live up to? Or is there something else going on there?
A look at the nature, future, and spirit of work in light of God and the Kingdom
Before we delve into the Sermon on the Mount, we need to understand what it's for and what it's not for...and how it fits into the stages of our growth in God