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Fulfilled (Matthew 5:17–48)


Lots of people LOVE the Sermon on the Mount. Blessed are the poor in spirit, the mourning, the humble. It’s beautiful! But people who love it often overlook the impossibly high bar Jesus sets in this week’s passage. Jesus summarises it by saying: “Be perfect”! (5:48). Do you really need to be perfect? Can you be? What do you do if you aren’t?