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Matthew 5:27 - 5:37: Adultery, Divorce, and Oathes (Part 2)

Sermon on the Mount
Sermon on the MountSteve Gregg

In this discussion, Steve Gregg explores Matthew 5:27-37 and the topics of adultery, divorce, and oaths. He emphasizes the importance of exercising discernment in managing sexual desires and avoiding lusting after others in one's heart. Additionally, he delves into the nuances of divorce in a Christian context, highlighting the issue of unfaithfulness and the difficulty of navigating this sensitive topic. Lastly, he addresses the topic of making vows and swearing oaths, cautioning against making binding vows that can be harmful and the importance of keeping one's promises.

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