Mathew Chapter 5 starts Jesus’ most famous teachings in the Sermon on the Mount (Chapters 5-7). Here, He tells us how we should live. These are the rules of the Kingdom of Heaven. It’s really rather simple. We are to constantly strive to be Christlike. What people miss, is that there’s a benefit for each rule. And, as He says in the last verse of Chapter 5, “But you are to be perfect, even as your Father in heaven is perfect.” Really?! How?! Let’s dig in….
Jesus said, “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.” ~ Revelation 3:22 NLT – This phrase is repeated 14 times in scripture. Kind of gives the idea that God wants us to pay attention.
If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then…
Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.
Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly…
“Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I surrender my whole life to you and I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.”
Jesus is coming back soon! Are you ready?
Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory!
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