March 19, 2019

When a person is born again, God gives them a new heart. With the new birth, one will have new attitudes and new behaviors that are motivated by the love of God, rooted in the grace of Christ, and put into action as one yields to the power of the indwelling Holy...

March 18, 2019

Jesus declared that the righteousness of His followers had to exceed the righteousness of the scribes and the Pharisees, or they would “by no means” enter the kingdom of heaven. Those words must have shocked His listeners, because the common person could not imagine...

March 15, 2019

In His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus did not present a rival system to the Law of Moses. He presented a true fulfillment of the Law and the Prophets.The moral law of God is still in effect; you cannot sin against the moral law of God and not suffer. However, the Law is...

March 14, 2019

True light is that which comes from God, without admixture of man. Good works are the fruit of its action upon the soul; but it is the light which is to shine before men. Christians should not be thinking about their works, but that the light of God should shine....

March 13, 2019

In His Sermon on the Mount, Jesus told His followers that they were “the light of the world.” Jesus Christ is the True Light, which is to be reflected in our lives, just like the moon reflects the light of the sun. We are not the source of the light, but our lives...

March 12, 2019

Unrefined salt, such as one might find near the Dead Sea is impure. Washing such raw salt with water tends to remove the salt more easily than its impurities. What remains of the raw salt after washing is unsuitable for human consumption; in fact, the only property of...