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Bits & Bytes

Posted by Rick on August 26, 2008

Here are some “sound bites” from Sunday morning’s sermon, “Mean What You Say”, based on Matthew 5:33-37.

  • Oaths and vows became a way for people to lie.
  • If people swore “by God”, then they were answerable to God.
  • If people sower “by heaven” or “by Jerusalem”, they could get away with lying.
  • Jesus said to mean what you say.
  • Jesus said to not swear at all, just simply tell the truth all the time.
  • Let your “yes” be a real “yes”, and your “no” be a real “no.  Don’t make it conditional.

You can listen to the sermon here or by clicking on the audio player below.

You can also listen to Sunday evening’s sermon, “Love and Respect” based on Ephesians 5:22-33 here, or by click on the audio player below.

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