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  • How To Change The World

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 21, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    We change the world by choosing to do above and beyond what is expected of us in our everyday lives.

    How To Change The World Genesis 24:1-9 Matthew 5:38-48 Test Genesis 24:9-20 We are continuing our series, “Moving Things To The Next Level”. We have looked at “How to Kill a Church”, “How to Heal The Church”, “Look At How To Build A Church” more

  • Matthew 5:38-48 Loving My Enemies Series

    Contributed by Thomas H on Nov 24, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    Matthew 5:38-48 Loving my enemies

    Matthew 5:38-48 Loving my enemies Manuscript Well I know I keep getting up here week after week as we go through Matthew and just about every sermon I say the same thing, which is: “Today’s sermon is really difficult.” And today is no exception. Today’s sermon is really more

  • The Witness Of Maria Goretti Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 13, 2012

    The life and death of Maria Goretti teaches us something about resisting evil.

    July 6, 2012 St. Maria Goretti Mt 5: 38-41 The commandment to not resist the evildoer is one of the most stark and, admittedly, controversial ones in the NT. A few Christian pacifists have interpreted it to mean that we can neither resist evil persons or evil actions in any way. But that is more

  • Christians Are Abnormal In How They Related To Enemies And Abuse Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Aug 17, 2012

    Continuing series on the Sermon on the Mount- Christians are Abnormal - Looks at a Christian response to abuse and insult.

    CHRISTIANS ARE ABNORMAL IN HOW THEY RELATE TO ENEMIES AND ABUSE Matthew 5:38-48 April 15, 2012 Before I address our topic for this morning, I want to confess that what the Bible says is not always easy to do and I have on occasion struggled in this very area myself. Several years ago a person more

  • The Internal Law Of The Kingdom Of God - Sermon On The Mount

    Contributed by Ken Henson on Aug 21, 2012
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    A Christian goes beyond what is required by the Law. He is not only righteous in appearance, in action, but in character, obedient to God on the inside.

    The Internal Law of the Kingdom of God (the Law of the Heart) A soldier in the time of war got a letter from his fiancé, saying he has met someone else and wants to call off the marriage. So she asked for the engagement ring and her picture, so that she might have use for it in the future. He more

  • Warnings And Early Warnings Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 14, 2012

    This message looks at some early warnings that Jesus gives about our behavior.

    Warnings and Early warnings Video from (Peggy’s Cove) If you aren’t familiar with the video shot, then I’m not sure what to say. I took that a month ago while we were on our annual pilgrimage to Peggy’s cove, and while I preparing to take some of these phone photos I more

  • The Golden Rule Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jun 11, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A study of the Gospel of Matthew 5: 38 – 48

    Matthew 5: 38 – 48 The Golden Rule 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39 But I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. 40 If anyone wants to sue you and more

  • Words Of Jesus; Actions Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 16, 2012
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    In a passage that describes Jesus' teaching about our response to injustice and requests for loans, we must remember that Jesus is describing His own life.

    Monday of 11th Week in Course 18 June 2012 Verbum Domini The Word of God is not some naive program to comfort humans in their preconceptions. Both Old Testament and Gospel passages today rub our Christian noses in the reality of evil, and challenge us to take up the hardest labors connected more

  • Eye For An Eye Series

    Contributed by Alexander Clark on Nov 30, 2012

    How hard is it for you to not seek revenge when another person does you wrong? Jesus tells us in Matt.5:38-42 that we are to Love More, Give More, Do More, and Trust More, are you willing to take a stand for the kingdom of God?

    Eye for an Eye Matthew 5:38-42 Intro: Review the Sermon on the Mount Revenge = Getting even Scripture: Matthew 5:38-42 38 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’39 But I tell you, do not resist an evil person. If anyone slaps you on the more

  • Love Your Enemies Series

    Contributed by Duncan Hamilton on May 2, 2016

    A sermon inspired by the book For The Glory by Duncan Hamilton.

    Text: Matthew 5:38-47 In Duncan Hamilton’s biography For the Glory, we learn that Scotsman Eric Liddell’s greatest challenge came, not when his convictions about racing on Sunday during the 1924 Olympics were tested, but when he served as a missionary in China amid the Japanese more

  • Love & Joy In Believing

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018

    This message focuses on the importance of believing in Jesus

    I. "WHOM NOT HAVING SEEN, YE LOVE; ON WHOM, THOUGH NOW YE SEE HIM NOT, YET BELIEVING, YE REJOICE GREATLY WITH JOY UNSPEAKABLE AND FULL OF GLORY" A. In the preceding verses the apostle has been speaking of the exceeding joy of the apostolic believers: 1. This in spite of bitter persecution and great more

  • Love: The Greatest Challenge Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Dec 5, 2018

    Love is the greatest challenge a faithful disciple has to live in his/her life. This message reflects on overcoming the obstacles to living a biblical, faithful love in all our relationships.

    All You Need is Love Love: The Greatest Challenge Matthew 5: 43 – 48 We celebrated love yesterday with flowers and candy, with romantic dinners and cards, and here at FUMC, Monroe with the Real Marriage retreat. Eighty people laughed and learned together as, hopefully, we grew in our more

  • Oaths, Retribution, And Love Series

    Contributed by Dennis Lee on Jul 26, 2016
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    This sermon is part of the Sermon on the Mount series dealing with Oaths, Retribution, and Love.

    Sermon on the Mount “Oaths, Retribution, and Love” Matthew 5:33-48 Mary Poppins, after her first adventure with Jane and Michael Banks when they promised to be good so that she would never leave. She said, “That’s a pie crust promise; easily made, easily broken.” more

  • Your Revenge Blinds Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Jul 22, 2015

    Revenge comes from a heart of pride and is a terrible way to live life

    May 13 “Your revenge blinds” Matthew 5:38-42 Specifically, these codes (Exodus 21, Leviticus, 24, and Deuteronomy 19) make 2 prescriptions: Prescription #1: To make sure that justice is fair; i.e., the punishment matches the crime. Prescription #2: To make sure that more

  • Retaliation Versus Going The Extra Mile

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Mar 26, 2015

    When people wrong us, insult us or take our property, we want to see them pay for what they did to us. The question we all need to ask ourselves today is, “Are we willing to go the extra mile for Jesus?”

    One winter day a man went shopping at the local neighborhood mall. When he returned to his car he noticed a rather foul odor coming from under the hood and so he checked the engine. In the compartment he discovered a dead cat rather mutilated from being caught in the fan belt. The poor cat had more