Be Salt and Be Light

Matthew 5:13-16 (NIV)                                                                                          You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot. You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. NeitherContinue reading “Be Salt and Be Light”

Love God! Love Others!

Matthew 22:36-40 (NIV) “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  This is the first and greatest commandment.  And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’  All the Law and the Prophets hang onContinue reading “Love God! Love Others!”

Go and Follow Him!

Matthew 19:21 (NIV) And Jesus said, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” Jesus, in speaking to one who wanted all that life and God could give him, provides us with great insight into how weContinue reading “Go and Follow Him!”

Forgive and Forgive and Forgive Again!

Matthew 6:14-15; 18:21-22 (NIV) For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins. Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother orContinue reading “Forgive and Forgive and Forgive Again!”