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Gospel Centred Purity —
Matthew 5:27-30 (Matthew pt 15)

Jesus said that lustful thoughts put our very souls at risk but how can this teaching have any relevance today when sexual ethics, even in the last five years, have veered even further away from what the Bible requires?  And how can we pursue what Jesus requires without reverting to sheer effort, rules and regulations?  How can the gospel change our hearts in this area?

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Handling Anger —
Matthew 5:21-22 (Matthew pt 13)

How can we handle anger in a way that doesn’t simply modify our outward behaviour (any number of self help books will help us with that) but will actually change our hearts?  How can the Good News about what Jesus has done be brought to bear on our hurt, disappointment and anger such that we respond in ways that honour God and show us to belong to Him?

Outstandingly good Gospel centred resources to help with anger:
Good and Angry: Letting Go of Irritation, Complaining, and Bitterness by David Powlison
A Small Book about a Big Problem: Meditations on Anger, Patience, and Peace by Ed Welch
Respectable Sins by Jerry Bridges
You Can Change by Tim Chester

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