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The Good and Beautiful Life (5.26.19)

We wrapped up our series on The Good and Beautiful Life this week by looking at Matthew 7:21-23. Jesus’ teaching here reminds us that our actions and our words are not what will get us into God’s kingdom. Instead, when we are open to receive the love of God, we are able to truly know God. The right words and actions flow out of that.

The Good and Beautiful Life: Learning to Live Without Lust (5.19.19)

Matthew 5:37-30
Lust is defined as objectification for the purpose of self-gratification. The cure for lust, according to Jesus, is love. Not just any love, but selfless love. Over and over, Jesus relentlessly turns our attention to our heart, when talking about our actions.

The Good and Beautiful Life: Learning to Live Without Judging Others (5.12.19)

Matthew 7:1-7
Who do we judge others? It’s easy to say that we don’t judge people, but we all put others in a certain category. And when we do that instead of listening to someone and getting to know them, it is easy to judge them. But Jesus offers a better way forward.