Blessed Are the Merciful

GUWG-Hand-HeartsWe continue our 40-day journey deeeeep into the of Jesus.

We’re sitting at Jesus’ feet, listening to the greatest sermon ever preached: the Sermon on the Mount.

The world says: We are the champions — no time for losers. Revenge is sweet. Take no prisoners. Show no mercy.

Jesus says:

Jesus on Mercy

mercyWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re in the midst of a series entitled JESUS ON EVERYTHING. Today’s topic: MERCY.

God’s mercy was a topic often on Jesus’ lips. Here’s a collection of merciful verses to store up in your :

Mercy, Not Sacrifice

GUWG-MercyWe continue our journey through every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

Jesus invited Matthew — a tax collector and one of the biggest outcasts in town — to follow him. In response, Matthew threw a big party and invited a bunch of not-so-religious-y folks. That prompted this question from the religious leaders:

Why do you and your teacher eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners?

Here’s how Jesus responded:

The Good Samaritan

GUWG-Good-SamaritanWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Today, Jesus tells a story that demonstrates what it reeeeeeally looks like to love others:

Don’t Throw Stones

GUWG-Jesus-SandWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

A group of religious teachers and leaders brought a woman caught in the act of adultery to Jesus. They wanted to trick him into breaking the law.

Jesus used the opportunity to teach them (and us) a life-altering lesson:

Forgive From Your Heart

GUWG-ForgiveWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Peter came to Jesus with a question: “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up to seven times?”

Here’s how Jesus replied:

Blessed Are The Merciful?

We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re taking a deep dive into the Beatitudes. Here’s today’s selection.

The world says: We are the champions — no time for losers. Revenge is sweet. Take no prisoners. Show no mercy.

Jesus says: