Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

Being on the Winning Team

For those of you who follow American sports, you know that yesterday marked the beginning of “March Madness.” For those of you who don’t know, “March Madness” is a huge college basketball tournament in which 64 schools compete for the right to be called “National Champions.” These 64 teams are split into four divisions and […]

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The Sermon on the Mount: Overview

On Cross Connection, we’ve spent the last several weeks going into an in-depth study of the Sermon on the Mount. Now that we’ve finished studying it, what do we make of it? Can the Greatest Sermon Ever Preached be broken down into a concise package? Join us as we look back at the Sermon on […]

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The Most Difficult Verse of the Sermon on the Mount

Do not give what is holy to the dogs; nor cast your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you in pieces. – Matthew 7:6 After our study last Tuesday (watch the episode here) I thought that it would be nice to share some additional thoughts regarding the most […]

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Seek First the Kingdom of God

“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.”  (Mat. 6:33)   Jesus encourages us to pursue the righteous and just priorities of the kingdom of God. Then our physical needs will be looked after. However, there is a problem in the understanding of this verse. Many […]

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Money, Money, Money

Money. We all need it to get by. For many of us, it’s the driving force behind most of our life decisions. Without it we cannot pay our bills, keep a roof over our heads, or provide for ourselves or our families. Yet the want of it can be divisive as well; causing couples to […]

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