Jeff K. Clarke



Luke 6:27-36 Have you ever been wronged? I’m confident that most, if not all, of you would say yes. For those who have, Jesus provides us with a quick and decisive response. “Love your enemies” In Matthew’s account of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (5:43), he chose to frame this portion of teaching by using tradition as a point of contrast – “You have heard that it was said, ‘love your neighbor… Read More


I started a five-part series a few weeks ago at a church I’m visiting with over the Summer entitled Embracing the Kingdom Vision of Jesus. I thought it would be neat to share a few of the primary ideas from each part and see where it leads us. The biblical impetus behind the series is what has commonly been referred to as Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount (or in this case The… Read More


I love this passage taken from Jesus’ ‘Sermon on the Mount’ in Luke 6. Read and see why – _________________________________________________________________________ Love for Enemies 27 “But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,28 bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you.29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, turn to them the other also. If someone takes your coat, do… Read More