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Sermon on the Mount Curriculum Now Online

May 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Christianity, Gospel of Matthew, Jesus, New Testament, Religion

I have finally finished writing our curriculum for the Sermon on the Mount series we have been teaching in our men’s and women’s Wednesday night classes. I am adding it to the Bible class archive and posting a link here. It is 12 sessions in 51 pages. I think there is a good balance in […]

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Does Matthew’s Structure Parallel the Torah?

May 9th, 2011 · 12 Comments · Bible, Gospel of Matthew, New Testament

Over the last few months I have been writing curriculum on the Sermon on the Mount for our men’s and women’s classes. I have heard several other people begin to study this as well in recent weeks and months and everyone who I have talked to keeps saying they are doing so because it is […]

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Eye For An Eye and Jesus’ Savvy

March 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Gospel of Matthew, New Testament

I never competed in a spelling bee but it was news to me that savvy had two v’s. Anyway, Matthew 5:38-42 is so chocked full of savvy that it isn’t even funny. 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’[h] 39 But I tell you, do not resist […]

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More Free Bible Studies

March 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Bible, Bible Class, Bible Curriculum, Bible Resources, Christianity, Church, Church of Christ, Gospel of Matthew, New Testament

I try to make it a habit to post the studies I write here on the blog from time to time. I haven’t done that in a while and it is time to add some more material. The first is a series that we are wrapping up called “Growing God’s Family.” This series talks about […]

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Blessed are the…

May 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Bible, Christ, Christianity, Gospel of Matthew, Jesus, New Testament, Religion

One of the things that strikes me first about the Sermon on the Mount is the way it begins. “Blessed are the…” He must have really thought it was important because he says it nine times! Anything Jesus says nine times in a row ought to get our attention. The beattitudes, as we call them, […]

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What Does it Mean to Turn the Other Cheek?

November 5th, 2007 · 10 Comments · Bible, Biblical Interpretation, Christ, Christianity, Culture, Discipleship, Doctrine, New Testament, Religion

In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus says these familiar words, “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.” (Mtt 5:38-39) Honor and Shame in […]

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