The Life Lessons of Jesus

Matthew 7:1-14 Read the New Testament in a Year: Acts 10:1-23 Do not be judgmental We are not to take pleasure in judging others, not to enjoy seeking out other people’s failings or presuming their actions spring from bad motives. If we knew what people had been...

Stop worrying and start living

Matthew 6:25-34 Read the New Testament in a Year: Acts 9:20-43 Jesus commands you not to worry about your life or material things (6:25,28–31). Think ahead, plan ahead, but don’t worry ahead. Trust in your Heavenly Father to provide (v.26). He knows your every need...

What’s Better?

Matthew 6:16-24 Read the New Testament in a Year: Acts 9:1-19 The Bible contains several dozen “better than” statements. What’s better than fame? What’s better than wealth? What’s better than even life itself? I think about what I believe is “better than” being with...

Prayer

Matthew 6:1-15 Read the New Testament in a Year: Acts 8:26-40 Jesus also explains how you can express this mercy practically in what you do. He highlights the importance of prayer. He tells you to ‘pray for those who persecute you’ (5:44). Praying for your enemies...

Be Merciful To Others

Matthew 5:33-48 Read the New Testament in a Year:Acts 8:1-25 Having mercy on others is right at the heart of Jesus’ teaching. ‘Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, that you may be children of your Father in heaven’ (5:44–45a). Love is more than...
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