1. Jesus' commentary on Old Testament law
2. how to live as citizens of the kingdom of God
contradict the conventional wisdom we have been taught all of our lives
“Blessed are the poor in spirit.” (3)
to resonate with the words of Jesus when He said, “Apart from Me, you can do nothing.” (John 15:5)
Is Christianity a crutch for people who are weak and can't make it on their own? Yes, it is!
The way of entrance to the kingdom is humility.
Rich young ruler- “With man, this is impossible.” (Matthew 19:26)
You don't need a religious system, you need a Savior.
Jesus came to do for us what we could not do for ourselves.
You have to get poor before you can get rich.