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Some Thoughts From Today’s Sermon

Bob was talking about “changed lives” today, and how that change gives us confidence. Don’t quite remember the train of thought, but he made a connection to the oft-stated (maybe hypothetical?) excuse, “I don’t have to share the gospel with … Continue reading

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Matthew 6:1-4

6.1 Προσέχετε δὲ τὴν δικαιοσύνην ὑμῶν μὴ ποιεῖν ἔμπροσθεν τὼν ἀνθρώπων πρὸς τὸ θεαθῆναι αὐτοῖς· εἰ δὲ μή γε, μισθὸν οὐκ ἔχετε παρὰ τῷ πατρὶ ὑμῶν τῷ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς. 6.2 Ὅταν οὖν ποιῇς ἐλεημοσύνην, μὴ σαλπίσῃς ἔμπροσθέν σου, ὥσπερ … Continue reading

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WOTD, δικαιοσύνη

The word of the day is… δικαιοσύνη, δικαιοσύνης, ἡ Classical Greek, dikaiosunē, dikaiosunēs, hē, 1. justice, righteousness.

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Matthew 5:17-20

5.17 Mē nomisēte hoti ēthlon katalusai ton nomon hē tous prophētas; ouk ēthlon katalusai alla plērōsai. 5.18 amēn gar legō humin, heōs an parelthēi ho ouranos kai hē gē, iōta hen hē mia keraia ou mē parelthēi apo tou nomou, … Continue reading

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Matthew 3:7-15

In verse 3:15, Jesus says it is “fitting for us”, not “fitting for me,” in speaking about his intention to be baptized by John. John’s imperfection was no impediment to God’s use of him to, “fulfill all righteousness.” I instantly … Continue reading

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