Posts Tagged ‘Sermon on the Mount’
Come and get it!
Matthew 5:6 Do you remember the Lay’s potato chip commercial that offered the challenge, “Betcha can’t eat just one”? I remember how I felt when I learned that food companies use additives that cause cravings. If you’ve ever wondered how you can gorge yourself on things like chips, cookies, and candies and never feel satisfied,…Read More
Mercy = Strength
Matthew 5:7 Today’s verse comes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, and the Beatitudes in particular. His aim was to flip conventional wisdom upside-down based on God’s desire for our lives. When we think about mercy, it means to withhold a punishment someone deserves in order to bestow a love one could never earn. Some…Read More