Today we begin reading at Matthew 5:12..
Rejoice you and be glad, because your reward is great in the kingdom.for thus did they persecute the prophets who werw before you
Matthew 5:13….You are the salt of the earth, but if the salt loses its strength, in what shall it be used? for nothing it is good, except to be cast out and be trodden down by man.
Matthew 5:14..you are the light of the world a city set, upon a mountain is not able to be hid.
Matthew 5:14….Nor do you light a lamp and put it under a basket, but put on a lampstand , and it shines on everyone in the house.
We see how easy it is to understand these words of Jesus. There were no scholars that jesus called on to explain what Jesus said There were no clergy standing by to collect money from the crowd standing by. His words were understood then, they are understood now. Daily Bible reading will help us see that its JESUS the Great Teacher speaking to us, You do not need others that are not the Great teacher.
Christian personalities a4e developed over Time personal effort, Bible , Prayer. This web site is one way to cultivate interest in Jesus as our teacher from GOD his Father. This is what he told Pilot, ” I came to bear witness to the truth “…. His witness (words) are still being spoken from the Bible…
More of His fabulous Sermon on the mount, tomorrow. agape Terry