“Or say you’re out on the street and an old enemy accosts you. Live generously. No more tit-for-tat stuff. I'm telling you to love your enemies. Don’t lose a minute. Matthew 5:34. We continue our study of the Gospel of Matthew by hearing the sermon of another Preacher. #Verse4Today 1 Peter 5:10-11 KJV But the God of all grace, Who hat... h called us unto His eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you. “Don’t suppose for a minute that I have come to demolish the Scriptures—either God’s Law or the Prophets. This is what God does. Matthew 5:14-16 The Message (MSG) 14-16 “Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. 5–7, commonly known as the Sermon on the Mount, is the messianic Torah (law or teaching) and the Constitution of the kingdom of heaven.Jesus begins with giving his followers a superior way to live than the Ten Commandments of Moses. Please, no more pretending. General Introduction Matthew 5-7 and the Sermon on the Mount . Thank you for joining us today. Thoughtlessly yell 'stupid!' Thoughtlessly yell ‘stupid!’ at a sister and you are on the brink of hellfire. Matthew 5 1 When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. You've lost your usefulness and will end up in the garbage. If all you do is love the lovable, do you expect a bonus? Jan 8, 2019 - “You’re blessed when you’ve worked up a good appetite for God. THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT Matthew's is a teaching Gospel. “You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. “Let’s not pretend this is easier than it really is. This counsel is embedded deep in our traditions. Read The Bible Online; The Message; Matthew 5 Matthew 5. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. You're Blessed 1-2When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. (Delivered Sunday, May 30, 2004 at Bethany Bible Church. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you. “Let me tell you why you are here. The persecution drives you even deeper into God's kingdom. This morning I want to talk with you about what this little poem point out. 7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy. When you manipulate words to get your own way, you go wrong. And if someone takes unfair advantage of you, use the occasion to practice the servant life. Jesus' Teaching on Almsgiving 6 1 "Be especially careful when you are trying to be good so that you don't make a performance out of it. 6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. The simple moral fact is that words kill. Jesus took Peter and the brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain. This is the first of the five discourses in Matthew that Jesus delivered on an unnamed mount that has traditionally been located on the … The Messiah began His public ministry in Matthew 4:17. I'm not here to demolish but to complete. He begins Jesus' ministry with the Sermon on the Mount (chapters 5-7), the first of five major teaching sections (see also 10:5 … But take it seriously, show the way for others, and you will find honor in the kingdom. 29 And if thy right eye offend thee, pluck it out, and cast it from thee: for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members should perish, and not that thy whole body should be cast into hell. 20  Unless you do far better than the Pharisees in the matters of right living, you won't know the first thing about entering the kingdom. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. “You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. If you divorce your wife, you’re responsible for making her an adulteress (unless she has already made herself that by sexual promiscuity). I’m putting you on a light stand. do! In making your speech sound more religious, it becomes less true. And all heaven applauds. The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language is a highly idiomatic translation of the Bible by Eugene H. Peterson published in segments from 1993 to 2002. . At the moment of being ‘care-full,’ you find yourselves cared for. 2 And opening his mouth, he taught them, saying: The Beatitudes (Psalm 1:1-6; Luke 6:20-23) 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you. In the King James Version of the Bible, the text reads: Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. And if you marry such a divorced adulteress, you're automatically an adulterer yourself. I’m not here to demolish but to complete. A well know little poem about the Christian life goes as follows: We are living a Gospel A chapter each day, By deed that we do, By word that we say; Men read what we live, Whether faithless or true, Say! Sunlight Poured from His Face-3Six days later, three of them saw that glory. You’re here to be salt-seasoning that brings out the God-flavors of this earth. It’s always a pleasure to have you. Chris Davis . 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, *. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. 38 You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. Matthew 5:7 is the seventh verse of the fifth chapter of the Gospel of Matthew in the New Testament. His disciples came to him, Chris Davis. I'm not here to demolish but to complete. 7 “You’re blessed … I am going to put it all together, pull it all together in a vast panorama. Long after stars burn out and earth wears out, God’s Law will be alive and working. In a moral sense it speaks of being free from the filth of sin. The gospel is said to be preached to the poor, Luke 4:18; Matthew 11:5. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you. G3772 31  "Remember the Scripture that says, 'Whoever divorces his wife, let him do it legally, giving her divorce papers and her legal rights'? 42  No more tit-for-tat stuff. God’s Holy Spirit has made her pregnant. In Matthew 5:44 and Luke 6:28, The Message changes “pray” to “the energies of prayer”. The Beginning of the Sermon on the Mount. All Rights Reserved. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. And you have to chop off your right hand the moment you notice it raised threateningly. By the end of the Sermon on the Mount, people in general heard His message and were amazed (Matthew 7:28). The Message is a personal paraphrase of the Bible in English by Peterson from the original languages. Matthew 5:1-48. INTRODUCTION. Only then can you be embraced by the One most dear to you. Matthew 5 / Matthew 5:5 5 "You're blessed when you're content with just who you are - no more, no less. Now live like it. Just say ‘yes’ and ‘no.’ When you manipulate words to get your own way, you go wrong. 10  "You're blessed when your commitment to God provokes persecution. 38  "Here's another old saying that deserves a second look: 'Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.' About Give. Published by permission. MATTHEW 5:43-48-- AKJV. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. 43  "You're familiar with the old written law, 'Love your friend,' and its unwritten companion, 'Hate your enemy.' Matthew Henry Bible Commentary (complete), Matthew Henry’s Bible Commentary (concise), California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. You’re familiar with the Christmas story of Jesus’ birth. For his work on The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language, Peterson received the prestigious ECPA Gold Medallion Book Award. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer, for then you are working out of your true selves, your God-created selves. 36 Neither shalt thou swear by thy head, because thou canst not make one hair white or black. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them. You can be glad when that happens—give a cheer, even!—for though they don’t like it. 8  "You're blessed when you get your inside world - your mind and heart - put right. Live generously and graciously toward others, the way God lives toward you.”. Footnotes: Matthew 5:2 It should be noted that Matt. We’re on pilgrimage to worship him.” Matthew 5:13-16. The Message of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7 : Christian Counter-Culture) [Stott, John] on Amazon.com. 10 your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven.. 11 Give us today our daily bread.. 12 And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.. 13 And lead us not into temptation, The Greek for temptation can also mean testing. After all, if you leave the first move to him, knowing his track record, you’re likely to end up in court, maybe even jail. Matthew 5:1-12 Theme: The "Beatitudes" give us a picture of the man or woman in whom Christ dwells. 37 But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil. 35 Nor by the earth; for it is his footstool: neither by Jerusalem; for it is the city of the great King. He gives his best - the sun to warm and the rain to nourish - to everyone, regardless: the good and bad, the nice and nasty. Now live like it. 41  And if someone takes unfair advantage of you, use the occasion to practice the servant life. Matthew 5:36. 13  "Let me tell you why you are here. 35   36   37  Just say 'yes' and 'no.' Matthew 5:5The Message (MSG) 5 “You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. Five were silly and five were smart. 5 “You’re blessed when you’re content with just who you are—no more, no less. Scripture Matthew 5 Sort Bible Verse. 21  "You're familiar with the command to the ancients, 'Do not murder.' “Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. The silly virgins took lamps, but no extra oil. 5 "You're blessed when you're content with just who you are - no more, no less. 27  "You know the next commandment pretty well, too: 'Don't go to bed with another's spouse.' Wer 6 “You’re blessed when you’ve worked up a good appetite for God. If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, 24  abandon your offering, leave immediately, go to this friend and make things right. Introduction. This would bring the prophet’s embryonic sermon to full term: Watch for this—a virgin will get pregnant and bear a son; Matthew 5:38 Context. Bible > DRB > Matthew 5 Matthew 5 Douay-Rheims Bible. The third beatitude puzzles many people, in part because they don’t understand what it means to be meek. Matthew 5 You're Blessed 1-2 When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. 中文 | Chinese Contemporary Bible (Traditional) (CCBT) 日本語 | Japanese Contemporary Bible (JCB) New International Version. “Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ Is that going to get us anywhere? 29  "Let's not pretend this is easier than it really is. Your heart can be corrupted by lust even quicker than your body. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I am going to put it all together, pull it all together in a vast panorama. Daily devotional with John Piper. Long after stars burn out and earth wears out, God's Law will be alive and working. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. Bible Verse; Newest; Oldest; Most Viewed; Most Shared; Sermon. All rights reserved. That's when you discover who you really are, and your place in God's family. Matthew 5:31 Context. “You’re blessed when you care. Your heart can be corrupted by lust even quicker than your body. Read the Bible THE MESSAGE Matthew 5:35. Matthew 5 The Sermon on the Mount. Matthew 10:5 in all English translations Bible Gateway Recommends NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture Better a bloody stump than your entire being discarded for good in the dump. Live out your God-created identity. 32  Too many of you are using that as a cover for selfishness and whim, pretending to be righteous just because you are 'legal.' They asked around, “Where can we find and pay homage to the newborn King of the Jews? If someone drags you into court and sues for the shirt off your back, giftwrap your best coat and make a present of it. “Let’s not pretend this is easier than it really is. It was predicted that the Messiah would preach to the poor, Isaiah 61:1. Solid Joys. This is what he said: 3"You're blessed when you're at the end of your rope. He's food and drink in the best meal you'll ever eat. You’ve lost your usefulness and will end up in the garbage. We observed a star in the eastern sky that signaled his birth. Introduction Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled (Matthew 5:6).154 We begin our study of this great beatitude with a quote from Martyn Lloyd-Jones: This Beatitude again follows logically from the previous ones; it is a statement to which all the others lead. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. THE LATEST January Reading from The Message. Those leering looks you think nobody notices—they also corrupt. Jump to: Bible Study Tools; Parallel Bible Verse; Bible Contextual Overview; Gill's Bible Notes; Clarke's Bible Notes; Barnes' Bible Notes; Bible Study Resources. Salt and Light. Matthew 5:36. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. CHAPTER 5. That’s the moment you find yourselves proud owners of everything that can’t be bought. Adultery and Divorce - “You know the next commandment pretty well, too: ‘Don’t go to bed with another’s spouse.’ But don’t think you’ve preserved your virtue simply by staying out of bed. His disciples came … We’re on a mission to change that. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed … 9  "You're blessed when you can show people how to cooperate instead of compete or fight. This is what God does. It is a simplistic translation of the Bible's original languages. 6  "You're blessed when you've worked up a good appetite for God. Matthew 5. From Series: "Sermon on the Mount" Facebook; Tweet Link; Share Link; Send Email; More From "Sermon on the Mount" January 8, 2012 Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit | Matthew 5:3. If you want to live a morally pure life, here’s what you have to do: You have to blind your right eye the moment you catch it in a lustful leer. Matthew 5. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. With less of you there is more of God and his rule. Matthew 5:10 Blessed G3107 are they which are persecuted G1377 for G1752 righteousness' sake: G1343 for G3754 theirs G846 is G2076 the kingdom G932 of heaven. If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste godliness? 5  "You're blessed when you're content with just who you are - no more, no less. Too many of you are using that as a cover for selfishness and whim, pretending to be righteous just because you are ‘legal.’ Please, no more pretending. Matthew 3 - In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, Copy Options. 40  If someone drags you into court and sues for the shirt off your back, giftwrap your best coat and make a present of it. Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’ If someone strikes you, stand there and take it. The Beatitudes. It also points to His Kingdom on the Earth, and His Royal Family. That’s what we are living for – that we may live our life in such a way that we see God. If you lose your saltiness, how will people taste godliness? 3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. This shows that Jesus expected that their righteous lives would be lived after His example, and in honor to Him. for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. What it means is that the truth is too close for comfort and they are uncomfortable. Barnes' Notes on the Bible. 11  "Not only that - count yourselves blessed every time people put you down or throw you out or speak lies about you to discredit me. Your, can be corrupted by lust even quicker than your. i. Neither do men light a candle … - The word rendered “candle” means any portable light, as a lamp, candle, lantern. 1 * When he saw the crowds, * he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him. 1 AND seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain, and when he was set down, his disciples came unto him. This verse is not available in the MSG! 6 “You’re blessed when you’ve worked up a good appetite for God. When someone gives you a hard time, respond with the energies of prayer, 45  for then you are working out of your true selves, your God-created selves. I'm putting you on a light stand. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst. “You’re blessed when your commitment to God provokes persecution. That’s when you discover who you really are, and your place in God’s family. 26 (New York: Doubleday, 1971), 50-53. You're kingdom subjects. “This is how I want you to conduct yourself in these matters. If you enter your place of worship and, about to make an offering, you suddenly remember a grudge a friend has against you, abandon your offering, leave immediately, go to this friend and make things right. 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