MURP 0018: Store Your Treasures in Heaven

Part 16 of our Living the Life of the Beloved and the Belonged Series:

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Join Pastor Otte and the rest of the Upper Room Bible Class as we discuss what people may consider treasures, how we protect those treasures if we feel they are threatened, and where we should ultimately store our treasures in this life in preparation for the next.

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MURP 0017: Forgiving Others Their Sins

Join Pastor Otte and the class this week during part 15 of our “Living the Life of the Beloved and the Belonged” series as we discuss the importance of being able to forgive others.

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MURP 0016: The Lord’s Prayer 2

Pastor Otte and the class continue their discussion of the Lord’s Prayer in part 14 of our “Living the Life of the Beloved and the Belonged” series in the book of Matthew.

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MURP 0012: Living the Life of the Beloved Pt10

“But I tell you, do not swear an oath at all: either by heaven, for it is God’s throne; or by the earth, for it is his footstool; or by Jerusalem, for it is the city of the Great King.”

Be impeccable with your word. Let your “yes” mean “yes” and your “no” mean “no.” What type of frivolous swearing were people making during the time of Jesus and even to present day? How may we teach others the value of their word? Join Pastor Otte and the rest of Messiah’s Upper Room Bible Class as they discuss these topics and more on this week’s episode.

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MURP 0011: Living the Life of the Beloved Pt09

“But I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, makes her the victim of adultery…”

How was marriage, divorce, and adultery defined during Jesus’s time, and what did Jesus have to say about it all? What makes a man or woman a victim of adultery despite remaining faithful to their spouse? Join Pastor Otte and the class as we discuss these questions and more during this week’s episode.

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MURP 0010: Living the Life of the Beloved pt08

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I tell
you that anyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery
with her in his heart.” Pastor Otte and the class discuss issues of the heart and lust. Who or what do we consider as objects to satisfy our self-centered desires? Join the class in this week’s episode to learn more!

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MURP 0009: Don’t Let Anger Consume You

“But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgement.” Jesus expands on the meaning behind the commandment “You shall not murder” by going into detail why we should resolve any disputes we may have with a fellow brother or sister, to reconcile with them, and how we may go about doing so. Join Pastor Otte and Phil Kasper as they further discuss the teachings of Jesus in this week’s episode.

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