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Jul 07, 2019

Pluck Your Eye Out

Pluck Your Eye Out

Passage: Matthew 5:27-30

Speaker: Pastor Stephen Palm

Series: Jesus Said... A Red Letter Summer

In Matthew 5:27-30, Jesus addresses the topic of adultery and lust, but then takes a deeper dive into the sins of the mind and proposes taking a radical approach to purging sin. Using hyperbole, he tells us to gouge sin out of our lives and cast it from us. The bloody socket and the bloody stump are powerful images that point us towards the bloody cross where Jesus dealt with our sin radically and permanently.