First Mennonite Morton

Wednesday in the Word

Wednesday in the Word

Boundary Lines

Speaker
Aaron Yoder
Scripture
Matthew 5:27-30
Keywords
Purity, Lust, Boundaries
Disciples of Jesus are empowered to say no to sin and to find value in personal boundaries which keep them from falling into destructive habits.  What are yours?
  • Greater Mysteries Listen

    Aaron Yoder - December 01, 2020

    When people open the pages of the Scripture, they are commonly searching for answers to...
  • Our Current Status Listen

    Aaron Yoder - November 17, 2020

    In the middle of difficult situations, we typically look back to the past or ahead to the future...
  • Ready To Share Listen

    Aaron Yoder - November 10, 2020

    Being ready to share the gospel of peace is not about checking off a to-do box or even about...
  • Unseen Beings Listen

    Aaron Yoder - November 03, 2020

    Regardless of whether you've experienced any or not, the Bible does make it clear that spiritual...
  • Setting Politics Aside Listen

    Aaron Yoder - October 27, 2020

    Do you relate with Matthew's decision to set aside the work and agenda of Rome in order to point...
  • The Gospel of Grace Listen

    Tom Linderman - October 21, 2020

    Faith alone saves us!
  • A Gentle Rebuke Listen

    Aaron Yoder - October 07, 2020

    There are moments when disciples of Jesus don’t ‘self-correct’ and have no clue...
  • Willingly Others Focused Listen

    Aaron Yoder - September 30, 2020

    Faithful disciple-making often involves being willing to be inconvenienced.  Paul described...
  • Adjusting Our Vision Listen

    Aaron Yoder - September 23, 2020

    If we view possessions improperly then our soul becomes vulnerable to this dreadful...
  • Denying Yourself Listen

    September 15, 2020

    Many Christians are familiar with habits of giving and prayer, but fasting is a bit more...
  • Private Giving Listen

    Aaron Yoder - September 01, 2020

    Financial giving should flow so naturally from a disciple of Jesus that it simply passes along to...
  • Resisting With Love Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 24, 2020

    In the face of evil, disciples of Jesus are not called to do nothing.  We are called to...
  • Verbal Integrity Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 19, 2020

    We live in a culture which easily welcomes the weakening of verbal integrity. Even though...
  • As Christ Loved Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 12, 2020

    Where should people, but especially men, turn when they want to better understand what a Godly...
  • Connecting the Pieces of Scripture Listen

    Aaron Yoder - August 05, 2020

    There are pieces of Scripture which do not necessarily make sense on their own.  In fact, if...
  • Boundary Lines Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 29, 2020

    Disciples of Jesus are empowered to say no to sin and to find value in personal boundaries which...
  • Dealing With Our Anger Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 22, 2020

    Is it really possible to quench the fire of anger?  The answer is yes.  Let's consider...
  • Sent To Teach Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 14, 2020

    We don’t need to have all of the answers in order to point people to Jesus.  But...
  • Words From God Listen

    July 07, 2020

    We don’t have to be left wondering about the reliability of Scripture.  There are many...
  • One Shining Couple Listen

    Aaron Yoder - July 01, 2020

    Aquila and Priscilla's examples as 'salt' and 'light'
  • A Future Reward Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 24, 2020

    For those who have admitted their spiritual need before Jesus, there is a future comfort from sin...
  • Signs of Repentance Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 17, 2020

    Too often, when we think of signs of repentance, we consider past events like saying the...
  • The Mystery of the Kingdom Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 10, 2020

    For as much as Jesus taught the joyful, eternal reign of the 'Kingdom of Heaven', it can be easy...
  • Seeing Clearly Through Mercy Listen

    Aaron Yoder - June 03, 2020

    How did Paul go from perpetuating violence to being inspired by the Holy Spirit to write,...
  • Competing With Radical Love Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 27, 2020

    All people who seek to hinder or harm disciples of Jesus, are merely blind athletes competing for...
  • Genuine Love Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 20, 2020

    If love supersedes emotions, how can we better understand it?  Let's consider Romans 12:9-10...
  • Part of the Team Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 13, 2020

    Interdependent communities are part of God’s design for living a life of worship.  If...
  • Our Greatest Obstacle Listen

    Aaron Yoder - May 06, 2020

    In the context of Christian community, pride must be addressed because it always obstructs...
  • The Accessible Will of God Listen

    Aaron Yoder - April 29, 2020

    When we survey the Scriptures, we’ll notice that there are some complexities about the...
  • Life As Worship Listen

    Aaron Yoder - April 22, 2020

    When you think of “true worship” what comes to your mind? Of course, such a question...