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the better way : july - august 2017

September 3, 2017

Big Picture Perfection

Speaker: Jesse Wilson

Matt 5:43-48

When Jesus saves people He makes them God’s children. This transformation gives us a new standing of life in God and a new standard of living from God. The promise and command to reach maturity brings about God’s best in every area of life - especially in loving others.

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August 27, 2017

Getting Even

Speaker: Tim Klassen

Matt 5:38-42

The law restrained people from going beyond in retaliation. Jesus goes beyond in giving grace.

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August 20, 2017

Keeping Our Commitments

Speaker: Tim Klassen

Matt 5:31-37

In relationships and marriage in particular, God's good intentions are experienced when we are the kind of people who keep their commitments. 

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August 13, 2017

Serious About Sex

Speaker: Tim Klassen

Matt 5:27-30

Jesus gets to the heart of the matter as he reinforces God's intention on the subject of sex. 

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August 6, 2017

A Pharisee's Guide to Murder

Speaker: Lyndon Plett

Matt 5:21-26

"Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the Scribes and Pharisees," sets a pretty high bar for anyone who wants to enter the Kingdom of Heaven. In an effort to flesh that out, Jesus starts by tackling the topic of "Murder".

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July 30, 2017

Influence Worth Its Salt

Speaker: Sam Dick

Matt 5:13-20

Jesus uses two household items known as “salt” and “light” to describe the influence his followers exhibit. It’s an intentional way of living with the potential to change the entire world. 

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July 23, 2017

Peace-Making -- Our Dangerous Calling

Speaker: Mark Burch

Matthew 5:9-11

Peace-making sounds like a great ideal to strive toward. However, stepping into conflict can be a dangerous proposal. After all, Jesus, our great “Prince of Peace" was put to death in order to bring us peace!

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July 16, 2017

The Merciful & Purified Heart

Speaker: Larry Bieber

Matthew 5:7-8

Getting beyond the hurts of life and the mixed motivations of our hearts in order to release the mercy of God in our lives and open our vision to see God clearly.

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July 9, 2017

Mourning, Meekness, Hunger & Thirst

Speaker: Terry Kaethler

Matthew 5:4-6 

Living a "blessed life" involves seeking God's presence, engaging people his way and striving after what he values.

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July 2, 2017

The Better Way

Speaker: Tim Klassen

Matthew 5:1-3 

Jesus outlines how his Kingdom works and we are infinitely better for it.

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