Thoughts on Life

About Me and the Blog

When I started this blog, I created a number of categories such as “Book Reviews,” “Historical Info,” “Travel,” “Thoughts on Life,” and others.  However, I find that I hardly ever create posts for these categories, instead focusing on theological themes.  I enjoy posting about theology, but want to also start posting about other things which interest me and which might …

Perfection – The Sermon on the Mount

In Matthew 5:38-48, which is part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, we find ourselves again talking about perfection.  This text culminates in Jesus’ statement, “You therefore must be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.”  For how can we approach our perfect heavenly Father if we ourselves are not perfect?  How can we stand in the presence of the Holy Lord …