Ray Bentley - September 17, 2017 - Matthew 4:11-25
Jesus teaches us to see temptation for what it Is: a lie. Replace every lie with God’s truth. The ultimate message of the Bible is God’s desire to establish His Kingdom on earth.
Ray Bentley - September 24, 2017 - Matthew 5:1-7
The key to Kingdom living: To be poor in spirit is to recognize our spiritual bankruptcy before God. Those who mourn understand our Savior, the fellowship of His sufferings (Philippians 3:10), and the Man of Sorrows who was acquainted with grief (I...
Ray Bentley - October 1, 2017 - Matthew 5:8-12
Jesus continued teaching the Beatitudes and the blessings of a pure heart, of being a peacemaker, and even the blessing of being persecuted for His sake. The Day of Atonement, one of the Seven Feasts of the Lord, is a picture of Jesus.
Ray Bentley - October 22, 2017 - Matthew 5:13-20
We are salt and light. Jesus didn't tell us to become salt or light. He said we are salt and light. We are either fulfilling or failing in that calling in the world at large.
Believers are like salt becasue we have value, and have a preserving infl...