Category Archive: Walking in the Words of the Master

Jul 07

Wildflowers

It only takes a few minutes of watching the news or checking your Facebook page to get stressed out about the “state our world is in.”  There is war and turmoil in every corner of the world, they are rioting in the streets of all of our major cities, poverty and lack of education are …

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Dec 06

Walking in the Words of the Master – Whoever Wishes to be First

But Jesus called them to Himself and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them.  It is not this way among you, but whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant,  and whoever wishes to be first among you …

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Jul 10

Walking in the Words of the Master – Part 7 – Love Your Enemy

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and …

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May 11

Walking in the Words of the Master – Part 6 – An Eye for an Eye

“You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.’ But I say to you, do not resist an evil person; but whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. If anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, let him …

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Mar 12

Walking in the Words of the Master – Part 5 Litigation

Matthew 5: 25 -26  Make friends quickly with your opponent at law while you are with him on the way, so that your opponent may not hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the officer, and you be thrown into prison. Truly I say to you, you will not come out of …

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Feb 10

Walking in the Words of the Master part 4 – My Brother has Something Against Me!

Therefore if you are presenting your offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your offering.  Matthew 5:23 and 24 This is very interesting to me in that this …

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Feb 04

Walking in the Words of the Master: 3.3 Worthy to be cast into the Fire of Hell

But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, You good-for-nothing, shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, “you fool,” shall be guilty to go into the fiery hell. Matthew 5:22 All of the first consequences …

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Feb 01

Walking in the Words of the Master – Part 3.2 Sticks and Stones

We’ve all heard the childhood reply to bullies, “Sticks and Stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me.”  But we know that words can hurt much worse than sticks or stones, and I guess Jesus thought so too.  Listen to this. “whoever says to his brother, You good-for-nothing, shall be guilty before …

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Jan 21

Walking in the Words of the Master – Part 3.1 Attitudes toward Anger

Matthew 5:21 – 26 This portion is going to come out in several blogs as it is too big a bite to try to chew all at once. Stay tuned for the entire series “Attitudes on Anger” Today I’ll talk about verse 21 and the first half of verse 22. “You have heard that the …

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Jan 16

Walking in the Words of the Master – Part 2 “You are the Light of the World”

Part 2 of my goal to find out what the Words of Jesus are, what they mean and how I can apply them to my life. “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; nor does anyone light a lamp and put it under a basket but …

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