June 16, 2024

You’ve Heard It Said - Part IX

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Matthew: The King and His Glory Scripture: Matthew 5:21–42


In Matthew 5:21-48, Jesus informs His hearers of six demanding truths that characterize the Kingdom way, which is the heart of Old Testament law. Jesus teaches:

  • Thou Shalt Love Your Enemies (Matt 5:43-48)
  • Jesus gives the letter of the command (Matt 5:43)
  • Jesus gives the spirit of the command (Matt 5:44-45a)
  • Jesus illustrates the Father’s heart behind the command (Matt 5:45b-47)
  • Jesus gives an impossible command (Matt 5:48)


  • And Can It Be (170)
  • Come Praise and Glorify (2)
  • My Savior’s Love (How Marvelous, How Wonderful)
  • Before the Throne of God Above (154)
  • Wonderful, Merciful Savior (47)