Christian Owner’s Manual: Advice from and Acts of Jesus

Matthew Chapter 5

A Bible Study of the Words and Acts of Jesus from a Traditionalist Methodist“Blessed are the poor in spirit.”

“Blessed are those who mourn.”

“Blessed are the meek.”

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness.”

“Blessed are the merciful.”

“Blessed are the pure in heart.”

“Blessed are the peacemakers.”

“Blessed are those who are persecuted because they are righteous.”

“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you, say all kinds of evil things against you because you are a follower of Christ.” Matt 5:3-12

“You are the salt of the earth.” Matt 5:13

“You are the light of the world.” Matt 5:14

“Let your light shine before men that they may see your good deeds and praise your father in heaven.” Matt 5:16

“I have not come to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I have come to fulfill them.” Matt 5:17

“Until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen will disappear from the Law.” Matt 5:18

“Anyone who breaks the least of these commands and teaches others to do the same will be called least in the kingdom of heaven.” Matt 5:19

“Unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law you will not enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matt 5:20

“Anyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgement.” Matt 5:22

“Anyone who says, ‘You fool’ will be in danger of the fire of hell.” Matt 5:22

“Go and be reconciled to your brother.” Matt 5:24

“Settle matters quickly with your adversary who takes you to court.” Matt 5:25

“Anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her.” Matt 5:28

“If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away.” Matt 5:29

“If your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away.” Matt 5:29

“Anyone who divorces his wife except for martial unfaithfulness, causes her to become an adulteress.” Matt 5:32

“Anyone who marries the divorced woman commits adultery.” Matt 5:32

“Let your ‘Yes’ be ‘Yes’ and your ‘No’ be ‘No.’ Anything beyond this comes from the evil one.” Matt 5:38

“Do not resist an evil person.” Matt 5:38

“If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also.” Matt 5:39

“If someone wants to sue you, let him.” Matt 5:40

“If someone forces you to go one mile, go the extra mile.” Matt 5:41

“Give to one who asks.” Matt 5:42

“Do not turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.” Matt 5:42

“Love your enemies.” Matt 5:44

“Pray for those who persecute you.” Matt 5:44

“Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matt 5:48