The Gospel Lessons

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Lessons Through the Gospels
The Gospels are firsthand accounts of the life of Yeshua. Yeshua was a teacher, a Rabbi, sinless and pure. Yeshua desperately wants all of us to know who He is and to live our lives according to God. The lessons Yeshua teaches throughout the Bible leave no page unturned and no room for our imagination. Yeshua taught on ever aspect of what it is to live righteously and what is required of us to enter the Kingdom of God. While every lesson is applicable to my life, as they are for every person, there are a few distinct lessons that speak to me loudly and grab my attention.
In Matthew 6:25-34 Jesus Teaches about Worry, I choose this lesson because it is something I struggle with on a daily basis. There
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When I cease to focus on all the traditions I find I have time to discover Yeshua’s in my life and in this world. Yeshua forgives our sins, He was the ultimate sacrifice, there is no need for us to make additional sacrifices, and it takes away from the value of Yeshua.
Luke 6:37-42 Jesus teaches about criticizing others, a lesson that Yeshua taught us because it is in our nature to be judgmental hypocrites. Everyone struggles with this and I am no different. A few years ago my family bought ten acres and built several houses on the property, my brother and I are the only people who do not live on this property, but nonetheless we spend several days out of the week with our family. Since this change in our family every aspect of our lives is known by each family member, while this has its benefits in building a strong family bond the amount of criticism has reached its breaking point. I took a speech course earlier this semester and did a speech on God’s point of view of criticizing and judging others, it is something I have worked hard to minimize within our family. Before I address a fault I always ask myself, “am I being hurtful or helpful? Do I love this person or am I going against this person?” Luke 6:41 tells us not to point out the speck of sawdust in our neighbor’s eye before removing the plank from our own eye. This is a life changing lesson, we all have our own plank
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