#14 – Jesus and the Law, part 2

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We continue reviewing Jesus’ teaching from the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus continues to challenge his listeners with his look at “the Law”. He outlines what the law says and continues with “but I say” to explain the expectation that Jehovah God held. In each case, the heart of the individual was to match the observed behavior. He talks about divorce, vows, retribution, and loving your enemies. Then he moves to talk about the acts of worship which are given to Jehovah God. In talking about giving, praying and fasting, he warns against posturing before “our Father” – an unusual term for his Jewish listeners. He warns that such posturing is its own reward. There is no heavenly reward to follow. Scriptures referenced in this episode: Matthew 5:31-48 Matthew 6:1-18 Luke 6:27-36 Deuteronomy 24:1 Jesus Stories are on the major social media sites. You can find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube. More information about this podcast is found on our web-site: Jesus Stories. Narration by George’s feature book for this episode is Seasons of Change, by Michael Gardner. If you’d like to be a sponsor for this podcast, please send an e-mail to narrationbygeorge@outlook.com. Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright © 1996, 2004, 2015 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

23m 39s  ·  Jun 12, 2021

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