A Better Way: Part 4 | A Better Piety | Oak Grove Church of Christ

A Better Way: Part 4 | A Better Piety

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A Better Way Series Study of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 4 A Better Piety Matthew 6:1-21 Jesus came on the scene and found a corrupt Jewish Religion. Their leaders were hypocritical and corrupt. They were self-righteous and self-centered. They were more interested in the praise of men than anything else. Mark 12:38-40. Some […]

A Better Way - Part 3 - A Better Righteousness | Oak Grove Church of Christ

A Better Way: Part 3 | A Better Righteousness

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A Better Righteousness Part 3 of A Better Way a study of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Matthew 5:20-48 Jesus is talking about a better righteousness. He’s really expanding on what he taught in the Beatitudes. “Except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees…” Jesus witnessed first-hand the corruption of the […]

A Better Way - A Better Fulfillment of the Law | Oak Grove Church of Christ

A Better Way: Part 2 | A Better Fulfillment of the Law

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A Better Fulfillment of the Law Continuing in the A Better Way Series, a study of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. Matthew 5:17-20 Jesus came here and saw the people of Israel “as sheep having no shepherd.” Matthew 9:35-36 He saw a Jewish religion that had become corrupt. The scribes and Pharisees were corrupt in […]

Peter's Precious Things | Oak Grove Church of Christ

Peter’s Precious Things

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What is PRECIOUS to You? PRECIOUS – of great price or worth; cherished; very highly esteemed To me it carries the idea of something irreplaceable. My wife and children are precious to me. I would not want to even think about life without them. Vine’s OT: (H3368), “precious; rare; excellent; weighty; noble.” Vine’s NT: There […]

God is Light | Oak Grove Church of Christ

God is Light

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God is L.I.G.H.T. What Is Light? “Electromagnetic radiation of any wavelength that travels in a vacuum with a speed of 299,792,458 meters (about 186,000 miles) per second; specifically : such radiation that is visible to the human eye.” . (www.merriam-webster.com) God is Perfect Light in the qualities He possesses. “God is light and in him […]