Matthew 7:15–23: Two Houses & a Flood

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus gives instructions for a flourishing life under the reign of God. As famous as this sermon may be, many will hear the teachings of Jesus—or even admire the words of Jesus— without putting them into practice. This message has been the same since the Garden of Eden. Human beings will only experience flourishing life when they trust and obey the Word of the Lord.

Matthew 6:1–4

This teaching marks the beginning of a new section in the Sermon on the Mount. The focus of this section is the call to pay attention to your inner motives for good works…