Speaking the Truth in Love

Following Jesus in Purity

Matthew 5:1-10 5 And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they…

Following Jesus in Compassion

Luke 9:10-17 10 And the apostles, when they had returned, told Him all that they had done. Then He took them and went aside privately into a deserted place belonging to the city called Bethsaida. 11 But when the multitudes knew it, they followed Him; and He received them and spoke to them about the…

Yes and No

In the law Moses warns Israel to avoid false oaths. But Jesus holds forth a higher standard: Don’t swear at all (Matt. 5:33-37). Does this mean that it’s wrong to take an oath of office or swear to tell the truth on the witness stand?

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