Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

Did Jesus Abolish the Death Penalty in the Sermon on the Mount?

If someone hits people on the cheek, the police shouldn’t say, “Turn the other cheek, we’re not doing anything.” Continue reading

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Finding Christ in Proverbs — and Finding Proverbs in Christ

Proverbs, for all its work of conviction of sin, as a schoolmaster, is also a book of hope. If our case was hopeless, if there were no way for God to be pleased with us, the entire book would be wasted words spoken to wasted hearts. Proverbs, after knocking us into the pit of despair by revealing our desperate conviction, says to us, “God gives wisdom. Do not despair. God can and will be pleased with you, if you follow wisdom and the fear of the Lord. He will make a way.” Continue reading

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