Matthew 5:17 Jesus denies any possibility that He doesn’t take the scriptures seriously, and goes further by claiming to be the very fulfillment of those scriptures.
Matthew 5:13-16 You are the salt of the earth, you are the light of the world, let your light shine so that…
Matthew 5:10-12 Persecution is a given for the follower of Jesus, and the more we look like Jesus, and the more we present the message of Jesus, contrary to what much of the church may say today, we will likewise be treated the way Jesus was treated at the hands of the world. Count on it, but O do we have a great hope that never fails. God upholds His people.
Matthew 5:9 In order to make peace, one must have peace. To point others to the peace available in God, we need to know this peace ourselves, and if we do, it is a part of who we are to be peacemakers.