The Beatitudes are blessings declared by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount from the Gospel of Matthew. Eight blessings are found in the Gospel of Matthew while four blessings and woes are found in the Gospel of Luke. Discover the full list of Beatitudes and their meaning!
What was the yoke Jesus referenced in the Bible? In biblical times, it was a familiar term to most people and worked well for a parable of Jesus. Let's explore the biblical definition of Yoke and why Jesus used it in his teachings!
Yes. In fact, no other biblical figure speaks about hell more often than Jesus Christ. As the one who was God in human flesh, no one knows more about hell than Jesus Christ. So let's look at the different terms and images Jesus uses to describe hell, and then explore what he actually says about it.
At first it might be tempting to conclude that Jesus had nothing to say about pornography; after all that word is found nowhere in the Gospels, or the entire New Testament for that matter. But simply because Jesus did not explicitly refer to pornography in the Gospels does not mean that he had nothing to say about the subject.
One of the most dramatic moments in Jesus’ life is recorded in Matthew 16:13–20. Jesus tells Peter: “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven” (16:19). So what are the keys of the kingdom?