The Question of Divorce – What Does Jesus Say?

“Furthermore it has been said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery. Matthew 5:31-32 These two verses have caused more confusion and … Continue reading The Question of Divorce – What Does Jesus Say?

Do Not Think that I Came to Destroy the Law or the Prophets. I Did Not Come to Destroy but to Fulfill.

“Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill. 18 For assuredly, I say to you,till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one tittle will by no means pass from the law till all is fulfilled. 19 Whoever therefore breaks one of … Continue reading Do Not Think that I Came to Destroy the Law or the Prophets. I Did Not Come to Destroy but to Fulfill.

Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted for Righteousness Sake

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.  Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were … Continue reading Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted for Righteousness Sake

Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in Those Who Are Peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.  Matthew 5:9 And here it is in the Amplified: Blessed (enjoying enviable happiness, ]spiritually prosperous—with life-joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of their outward conditions) are the makers and maintainers of peace, for they shall be called the sons of God! … Continue reading Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in Those Who Are Peacemakers

Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in the Lives of Those Who are Merciful

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 Are we merciful?  To show mercy or to be merciful is to treat with compassion those who have done wrong.  To be lenient toward them, forgiving, not seeking revenge, or repaying injury for injury.  It means to not give the offender what they deserve.  … Continue reading Oh, What Great Blessings are Seen in the Lives of Those Who are Merciful