DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WOULD HAVE THEM DO UNTO YOU
Matthew 7:12 – In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
In the classic sense, this verse is known as the “Golden Rule.” For many people, Christian and non-Christian, the Golden Rule sums up Jesus’ ministry. Jesus took from the Law and the Prophets and expressed all the Law and all the Prophets in this simple statement found in Matthew 7:12. READ MORE – CLICK ABOVE
GUARD WHAT IS HOLY
Matthew 7:6 – Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
The Jewish people called the Gentiles dogs. We know that there came a time when the Gentiles were accepted and qualified for salvation. Jesus is using the term “dogs” referring to any that reject God’s provision and treat it as a dog might treat a precious possession belonging to his master. READ MORE – CLICK ABOVE
REMOVE THE LOG FROM YOUR EYE SO YOU CAN SEE CLEARLY
Matthew 7:5 – You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your brother’s eye.
It is easy to look on another person and evaluate all that is wrong with them. It is very difficult to look inside one’s self and rightly evaluate our own condition. Hypocrisy is a powerful attitude in religious circles . . . READ MORE – CLICK ABOVE
IN THE WAY YOU JUDGE, YOU WILL BE JUDGED
Matthew 7:1-2 – Do not judge, so that you will not be judged. For in the same way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure it will be measured to you.
This is a powerful statement the Lord Jesus Christ made. He can make such a statement and set such a rule because He is the Lord! He was anointed by His heavenly Father to declare the will of Heaven on Earth. He prepared the way for the Holy Spirit to be poured out by removing our sins through the work of the cross and making it possible for Heaven’s obedience to be established on earth. For our sakes, Jesus took the judgment of God upon Himself. He alone has been given the right to judge. As I look upon another , , , READ MORE — CLICK ABOVE
BE A SEEKER OF HIS KINGDOM AND HIS RIGHTEOUSNESS BEFORE ALL ELSE
Matthew 6:33 – But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all things will be added to you.
The focus of the New Testament is the kingdom of God and its accompanying righteousness. John the Baptist said, “Repent for the kingdom of God is at hand” (Matthew 3:2). This also was the opening proclamation of Jesus’ ministry as recorded in Matthew 4:7. Throughout the ministry of Jesus, He teaches of the coming Holy Spirit . . . Read More – Click Aove
THE CURE FOR ANXIETY
Matthew 6:25 – For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life.
The instructions of Jesus from verse 25 to 32 are to help focus the believers on their relationship with our heavenly Father. They help the believers to be assured that God cares more for them than all of His creation for which He provides. In verse 30, Jesus clarifies that our trust of God is a “faith issue.” All worry is associated with a lack of faith. The Holy Spirit was given to bring us . . . READ MORE – CLICK ABOVE.