Jessica Campbell ~ Surrender To Grace

•1 Samuel 23

• Psalm 31 & 54

• Matthew 7

Matthew 7:29

When Jesus finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at His teaching, for He taught with real authority- quite unlike their teachers of religious law.


Jesus has just finished teaching the sermon on the mount and has given a lot of commands, but in a totally new way. See Matthew 5:1-7:29

He has taught on:

  • The Beatitudes
  • The law
  • Anger
  • Adultery
  • Divorce
  • Vows
  • Revenge
  • Loving your enemy
  • Giving to the needy
  • Prayer
  • Fasting
  • Money & posessions
  • Worry
  • Judging others
  • Effective prayer
  • Wisdom
  • The golden rule
  • The narrow gate
  • A tree and it’s fruit
  • True disciples
  • Solid foundation

Wow. The crowds are amazed! Jesus is teaching with real authority.He is quoting scripture, but not reading word for word. He is giving new commands- being radical, once again. What they thought they understand, perhaps has been turned…

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