The Armor of God – The Breastplate of Righteousness

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With each piece of the armor of God, we must answer three questions: what is the spiritual quality, what does it protect us from, and how does it protect us. Let us examine the next piece, the “breastplate of righteousness”.

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(Preaching on the armor of God. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on January 28, 2018.)

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Secret Righteousness

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In Matthew 6, Jesus continues his teaching on true righteousness by using three different examples. In these examples, he highlights the importance of our motivation in doing righteous things.

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(Preaching through the Sermon on the Mount. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on April 9, 2017.)

You Have Heard That It Was Said

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While it is true that we have been relieved of many of the difficult requirements of the Mosaic Law, our obligations toward God are by no means “easier”. In the latter half of Matthew 5, Jesus clarifies and perhaps raises the standard of behavior that God expects of his people.

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(Preaching through the Sermon on the Mount. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on April 2, 2017.)

Exceeding Righteousness

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Why did Jesus come to earth and become human? We see part of the answer early in the sermon on the mount in Matthew 5. Accompanying this explanation is a stern warning for God’s people, as Jesus begins his sermon on what it means to be righteous.

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(Preaching through the Sermon on the Mount. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on March 26, 2017.)