Be Complete (Contemporary)

Series: Summer on the Mount

Be Complete (Contemporary)

June 20, 2021 | Dan Amerson

"Wesley took seriously Jesus's invitation to 'be ye therefore perfect as your Father which is in heaven is perfect' (Matt 5:48). By 'perfection,' Wesley did not mean moral flawlessness or sinlessness. He meant perfection in the sense of maturity." Wesley believed we could become perfect in love in this life. If Jesus invites us to seek perfection, perfect love is possible. He didn't mean we would be free from mistakes, temptation or failure. Ask the UMC

Series Information

...Jesus went up on a mountainside and sat down. HIs disciples came to him, and he began to teach them... Matthew 5:1-2

Come in from the heat this summer for our red-letter summer worship series. We’re taking a closer look at the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7, Christ’s best-known sermon. The sermon contains some of Christ’s most famous teachings, including the Beatitudes and the Lord’s Prayer.

Come spend some time with the Master Teacher “on the mount.”

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Jun 13, 2021

He Began to Teach

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Jun 20, 2021

Be Complete

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Jun 27, 2021

Pray Like This

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Jul 04, 2021

Ask, Seek, Knock

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Jul 11, 2021

Bear and Build

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