Matthew 5:17 Ministries

Real Defilement – Mark 7:14-23

What Is Yeshua Saying? In discussing ritual and spiritual purity, Yeshua responded to the defilement question in Mark 7:5. He first addressed the crowd with a general principle applicable to everyone and then privately explained it to his disciples. Yeshua’s words suggest that the danger point for humans lies within their internal depths rather than […]

A Brief Exegesis of Ephesians 2:1-7

Focus Passage: Ephesians 2:1–7 (CJB)1 You used to be dead because of your sins and acts of disobedience. 2 You walked in the ways of the ‘olam hazeh and obeyed the Ruler of the Powers of the Air, who is still at work among the disobedient. 3 Indeed, we all once lived this way—we followed the passions of […]

Controlling The Mind Part 2: Romans 12:1-2

Romans 12:1–2 (CJB)1 I exhort you, therefore, brothers, in view of God’s mercies, to offer yourselves as a sacrifice, living and set apart for God. This will please him; it is the logical “Temple worship” for you. 2 In other words, do not let yourselves be conformed to the standards of the ‘olam hazeh. Instead, keep letting […]