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Faithful discipleship in a time of turbulence

1/30/2017 — The core of the teaching of Jesus Christ is the Beatitudes. At the heart of these words, which frame the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7), is a reversal of the world’s values. To be a disciple of Jesus is not to be conformed to this world, but to be transformed by the renewing of our minds (Romans 12). The Sermon on the Mount was also at the center of the teaching of John Wesley, one of the founders of ...

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