Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

Turn the Other Cheek? Peace!

Ahh, the Sermon on the Mount. The Beatitudes’, the Lord’s Prayer. So much is given in this sermon, but so much is asked! We are asked to give without thanks to charity. We are asked to pray in secret. But … Continue reading

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Watch Out! Here Comes the Steamroller!

Do you remember Bazooka Bubblegum? Each piece of candy came with a little joke or riddle. As I recall, one of my favorites went like: Question: “What did the man say when his cat was run over by a steamroller? … Continue reading

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Put away your “Members Only” Jacket!

We all breathe the same air; we all feel the rain fall on our faces; we all bask in the same sunshine; and we all have God as our Father.  This statement echoes Matthew 5:45, an integral verse in Jesus’ … Continue reading

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Kiss-up or Christian?

In the infamous movie of the 1980’s Ferris Bueller says something to the effect of, “Nobody will respect you if you kiss their ass.  It just doesn’t work.” Then, in contrast, we read in the Gospels that Jesus said things … Continue reading

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