Tag: Sermon on the Mount

Hypocrites in church isn’t the issue. Faithless pseudo-Christians are the issue.

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A lot of people don’t want to be in a church because?

Because the church is full of?

Hypocrites.

Churches are filled with hypocrites. Continue reading “Hypocrites in church isn’t the issue. Faithless pseudo-Christians are the issue.”

Blessed are the persecuted? 

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

-Matthew 5:10

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus begins the sermon with a section called The Beatitudes, 8 statements, most of which seem counterintuitive at first glance. But these are much deeper than pithy statements. They point us to the ethics of Jesus. 

The final beatitude is in Matthew 5:10, while verses 11 and 12 elaborate on it. 

Blessed are the persecuted.  Continue reading “Blessed are the persecuted? “

Writer claims Tebow’s prayers contradict teachings of Jesus; and why that’s ridiculous

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Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow has been highly publicized for his constant references to faith and to his active prayer life. As has also been highly noted, people have even gone as far as naming the way in which he positions himself during prayer, calling it “Tebowing.” Continue reading “Writer claims Tebow’s prayers contradict teachings of Jesus; and why that’s ridiculous”