Category Archives: Sermon on the Mount

9.11.14 – What Will You Do? – Peter Cheyne

Read Matthew 7:21-19 Many people would say the words we have just read are the scariest words in the Bible. This is how Jesus wraps up the Sermon on the Mount. There has been deep, profound, wonderful, challenging teaching about … Continue reading

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2.11.14 – Choose – Peter Cheyne

Read Matthew 7:13-20 As Jesus gets closer to the end of the Sermon on the Mount, He doesn’t introduce any new teaching; He tells His hearers to choose. He has taught about the very nature of the Kingdom of God … Continue reading

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26.10.4 – This Makes The Impossible Possible – Peter Cheyne

We started looking at the Sermon on the Mount on 2 February this year and I said then, “The Sermon on the Mount, in Matthew 5-7, is perhaps the most profound example of Jesus’ teaching. My plan is that we … Continue reading

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19.10.14 – Verdict Or Sentence? – Peter Cheyne

This is a tricky passage. On the one hand, we can feel that we cannot make any comment about another person. On the other hand, Christians are perceived as being judgemental (and with some justification.) And how many times have … Continue reading

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12.10.14 – Focus On The Things Of God – Peter Cheyne

The “sermon” today consisted of a discussion about a parable and the passage from Matthew 6:25-34 A Parable A number of beggars were befriended by a very rich man who controlled the economy of the whole region. He brought them … Continue reading

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28.9.14 – Money And Eternity – Peter Cheyne

Read Matthew 6:19-24 One of the things Jesus talked about most often was money. There is a reason for that. Money is extraordinarily powerful and Jesus wants us to make good choices. Notice how each paragraph contrasts two things: two … Continue reading

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21.9.14 – Christ-like Prayer And Fasting – Peter Cheyne

You might remember that we have been looking at “living like Jesus” and using the Sermon on the Mount as a guide to Jesus’ values and Jesus’ lifestyle. Matthew 6 starts with an introduction: Be careful not to do your … Continue reading

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