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What the Bible means and how we know

What the Bible means and how we know

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What the Bible means and how we know

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English

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Episodes

29 Matthew 5:38-42 An Eye for an Eye

10/20/2021
Jesus rebukes the Pharisees for applying instructions for the judges of Israel to their personal behavior. They claim they can be as proportionally vindictive to in the name of seeking retribution... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:45:50

28 Matthew 5:33-37 Vows & the 3rd Commandment

10/13/2021
Since we rarely make oaths today, there doesn’t seem to be much to learn from Matthew 5:33-37. However, Jesus is speaking to a deeper issue than telling the truth or meaning what we say. He's... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:48:31

27 Matthew 5:31-32 Divorce

10/6/2021
Both Moses and Jesus recognize that we sinners are going to fail in our marriages and so they allowed divorce with some regulations. Moses did not mean divorce was a righteous option. Divorce... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:49:58

26 Matthew 5:27-30 Adultery & Lust

9/29/2021
The Pharisees consider themselves blameless before the law if they have refrained from physically committing adultery. But Jesus says righteousness requires more. It requires inward submission to the... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:44:52

25 Matthew 5:21-26 Anger & Murder

9/22/2021
Lecture notes: https://www.wednesdayintheword.com/matthew25/ The Pharisees believe they are righteous because no court can convict them of murder. But Jesus warns that if courts were in charge of... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:50:12

24 Matthew 5:17-20 Surpassing the Pharisees

9/15/2021
In the second section of this sermon Jesus warns that our righteousness must exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees. Unlike them, we must have a genuine commitment to the Scriptures and what they... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:50:19

23 Matthew 5:10-16 Persecuted

7/28/2021
People marked by the being poor in spirit, mourning over sin, hungering for righteousness, pursuing peace and mercy, etc. will draw the hostility of the world, but they will be rewarded with eternal... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:44:42

22 Matthew 5:9 The peacemakers

7/21/2021
Like the merciful, those commit the costly act of refusing to answer injury for injury and seeking a peaceful reconciliation instead will find their inheritance as children of God in the kingdom of... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:34:36

21 Matthew 5:8 The pure in heart

7/14/2021
The pure in heart are not those who are morally perfect. Rather their hearts have been cleansed of rebellion and rejection of God. The pure in heart live like the gospel is true, though not... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:42:16

20 Matthew 5:7 The merciful

6/30/2021
Only those will to commit the costly act of being merciful will receive mercy in the kingdom of God, because showing mercy is an implication of having saving faith. Lecture notes:... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:38:55

19 Matthew 5:6 Hunger for righteousness

6/23/2021
When you’re physically hungry, the desire to eat is so overwhelming you can hardly think about anything else. Jesus is counting on that experience in this beatitude. The truly fortunate ones long for... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:40:14

18 Matthew 5:5 The meek

6/16/2021
While Matthew 5:5 is probably the most famous beatitude, not many people understand what it means. Jesus does not explain what he means by “meek”, but he is quoting Psalm 37 which gives us a very big... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:47:52

17 Matthew 5:4 Those who mourn

6/9/2021
Mourning is the appropriate emotional response to being poor in spirit. When you realize that life is not what it should be and you are not the kind of person you should be, the appropriate response... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:40:05

16 Matthew 5:1-3 Poor in Spirit

5/26/2021
Unlike those who are self-satisfied and see themselves as spiritually rich, the poor in spirit know that they are morally bankrupt and nothing in this world can give them what they truly need. This... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:39:36

15 Matthew 5:1-12 What is a beatitude?

5/19/2021
Before we look at the beatitudes, we need to understand what it means to be blessed, the nature of a beatitudes (Jesus wasn’t the first to employ them) and how Jesus expects us to understand them.... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:35:36

14 Matthew 5-7 Sermon on the Mount Introduction

5/12/2021
The Sermon on the Mount is one of the most important passages in Scripture, as it is a profound and unique body of teaching from the Messiah himself. Yet throughout church history, believers have... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:34:56

13 Matthew 4:12-25 Jesus' Early Ministry

5/5/2021
As Matthew closes this first section of his gospel, he highlights the Galilean nature of Jesus’ early ministry. Matthew summarizes Jesus’ early ministry as marked by healing and teaching. Lecture... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:46:20

12 Matthew 4:8-11 3rd Temptation: Bow down

4/28/2021
Satan offers Jesus a shortcut to gaining the blessings God has promised him. But Jesus knows idolatry is looking to someone or something other than God to grant us Life. Lecture notes:... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:53:17

11 Matthew 4:5-7 2nd Temptation: Jump from the pinnacle

4/21/2021
While the temptation to jump to from the top of a high mountain may not appear very enticing at first glance, it’s a temptation we all face today. When life gets hard or overwhelming, like Jesus,... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:48:09

10 Matthew 4:1-4 1st Temptation: Stones to bread

4/14/2021
Satan wants to disqualify Jesus as the Messiah while God wants to demonstrate that Jesus is worthy to be the Messiah. We’ll look how how Jesus responds when he’s tempted to believe God is no longer... What the Bible means and how we know. For more information WednesdayintheWord.com

Duration:00:46:17