Sermon on the Mount: Radical Love

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  • Date: Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Speaker: Pastor Dennis Hilken
  • Series: Sermon on the Mount
  • Scripture: Matthew 5:21–5:48

“You Murderer!”

 

“You have heard that it was said~but I say to you”

 

Not negating the command–negating the understanding

 

The FINGER of God/The VOICE of God

 

MURDER – Matthew 5:21-26

  • Angry - Unforgiveness
  • Insult – Raca – Insulting Yahweh
  • Curse

Offender/Offended – Be Reconciled

 

ADULTERY - Matthew 5:27-30

                Lustful desire for anyone other than your spouse

 

DIVORCE - Matthew 5:31-32

                Marriage is sacred – divorce protects the non-offending spouse

 

OATHS - Matthew 5:33-37

                Always tell the truth and you won’t need to “swear by

 

RETALIATION - Matthew 5:38-42

                Seek grace, not retribution

 

LOVE FOR ENEMIES - Matthew 5:43-48

                Love all, not just the easy to love

 

BE PERFECT - Matthew 5:48 - COMPLETE

For whoever keeps the whole law but fails in one point
has become accountable for all of it.   James 2:10 (ESV)

 

 

For personal study and LIFEgroups this week,

handouts are available at the LIFEgroups kiosk in the Worship Center lobby. Messages and Resources are available at sjlchurch.org/sermons