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SOTM: Matthew 5:24-25 (Court)

  (Mat 5:25-26 ESV) 25 Come to terms quickly with your accuser while you are going with him to court, lest your accuser hand you over to the judge, and the judge to the guard, and you be put in … Continue reading

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One Thousand E-Mail Subscribers!

This may not be a big deal for some bloggers, but I’m pretty excited to have just hit 1,000 email subscribers to OneInJesus. The crazy thing is that I began 2014 at around 600 email subscribers — meaning I was … Continue reading

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SOTM: Matthew 5:23-24 (Be reconciled to your brother)

(Mat 5:23-24 ESV)  23 So if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you,  24 leave your gift there before the altar and go. First be reconciled to your brother, … Continue reading

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SOTM: Matthew 5:21-22 (Anger and insults)

(Mat 5:21-22 ESV) “You have heard that it was said to those of old, ‘You shall not murder; and whoever murders will be liable to judgment.’ 22 But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother … Continue reading

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SOTM: Matthew 5:17-20 (Torah)

(Mat 5:17-20 ESV) “Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them. 18 For truly, I say to you, until heaven and earth pass … Continue reading

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SOTM: Matthew 5:14-16 (Light)

(Mat 5:14-16 ESV) “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. 15 Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light … Continue reading

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SOTM: Matthew 5:13 (Salt)

(Mat 5:13 ESV) “You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet.” … Continue reading

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River Whyless: Woody Guthrie’s “Airline to Heaven”

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SOTM: Reflecting on the Beatitudes

By now, it should be clear that these aren’t commands. Jesus isn’t telling us to be persecuted to earn blessings. He’s not telling us to be among the anawim. We aren’t to seek out insults. Rather, he is declaring — … Continue reading

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SOTM: Matthew 5:10 (Persecution)

(Mat 5:10-12 ESV) 10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely … Continue reading

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