Hopkins. What a complicated evil every sin is, that the commission of the least makes you guilty of the greatest.4. Sermon on Matthew 5:17-20. Williams. February 2 Gospel Matthew 5:1-12 Sermon The Rev. Hopkins.If Satan prevails with us to go with him one step out of our way, we axe in danger to stop nowhere till we come to the height of all profaneness: he will make us take a second, and a third, and so to travel on to destruction; for each of these is but one step: the last step of sin is but one step, as well as the first; and if the devil prevail with us to take one step, why should he not prevail with us to take the last step as well as the first step, seeing it is but one? Little sins usually are the destroying sins. By leading from the letter to the spirit. Hopkins.The devil cannot expect always to receive such returns of great and crying impieties: but yet, when he keeps the stock of corruption going, and drives on the trade of sinning by lesser sins, believe it, corruption will be on the thriving hand, and you may grow rich in guilt, and treasure up to yourselves wrath against the day of wrath, by adding those that you call little sins unto the heap.(Bp. Little sins are the greatest provocations; murder is a reproach to all; unbelief does not provoke public scandal.7. endstream endobj 22 0 obj<> endobj 23 0 obj<> endobj 24 0 obj<>/ColorSpace<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC]/ExtGState<>>> endobj 25 0 obj<> endobj 26 0 obj<> endobj 27 0 obj<> endobj 28 0 obj<> endobj 29 0 obj<> endobj 30 0 obj<> endobj 31 0 obj<> endobj 32 0 obj<>stream As you see in rivers, the natural course of them tends to the sea; but the tide, joining with them, makes the current run the swifter and the more forcibly: so is it with sin. Damnation for little sins will be most intolerable — here for such little sins!IV. Matthew 5:3-4 - Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF THE KINGDOM A. February 16 Gospel Matthew 5:21-24, 27-30, 33-37 Sermon The Rev. By including the inferior older revelation in his new and most perfect revelation. Keep alive reverent thoughts of God.7. Hopkins.The devil cannot expect always to receive such returns of great and crying impieties: but yet, when he keeps the stock of corruption going, and drives on the trade of sinning by lesser sins, believe it, corruption will be on the thriving hand, and you may grow rich in guilt, and treasure up to yourselves wrath against the day of wrath, by adding those that you call little sins unto the heap.(Bp. A ship may have a heavy burden of sands, as well as of millstones; and may be as soon sunk with them.3. The least commandment has the same authority as the greatest. What absolute need we stand in of Christ.4. Making A Lasting Impact, Matthew 5 4. Little sins carry great guilt and bring heavy condemnation.1. F��O�=f:��vF�jLp��oju���8�ZEG�f4��h R�f� P���M�@Z x�b```c``�������� Ȁ �@1V�1 About 200 years before Christ, the Pharisees seem to have arisen as a brotherhood with a sincere desire to resist the secularism into which Judaism had drifted. 19 Therefore anyone who sets aside one of the least of these commands and teaches others accordingly will be called least in the kingdom of heaven, but whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the kingdom of heaven. I. THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT (part seven) Matt. Mat Mt) Little sins will soon acquire all the gigantic proportions of the greatest. 1. Hopkins.If Satan prevails with us to go with him one step out of our way, we axe in danger to stop nowhere till we come to the height of all profaneness: he will make us take a second, and a third, and so to travel on to destruction; for each of these is but one step: the last step of sin is but one step, as well as the first; and if the devil prevail with us to take one step, why should he not prevail with us to take the last step as well as the first step, seeing it is but one? startxref �Ek==���Z\Q����wH�K���c���m3��Ì��F?#�-�. If little sins have so much danger, what shall we think of great impieties?2. Little sins usually make way for the vilest. Exceeding Righteousness, A little sin indicative of a carnal disposition, Great advancement made in sin by little stages. It would aggravate the venality of a Judge that the bribe was so paltry. 0000001154 00000 n 2. (2) Those commandments which are great in respect of the Lawgiver, may yet be least in comparison with other commands of the same law, which are indeed thought greatest. 2 He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, 3 “ [] Blessed are the [] poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 5. What absolute need we stand in of Christ.4. Its truth. What is meant by "BEING LEAST IN THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN." Hopkins. (2)In any respect. What absolute need we stand in of Christ. As the motion of a leaf shows the quarter from which the wind blows as certainly as the agitated branches of an oak, so you may gather any one's dislike, though he does not strike you, or abuse you, or attempt insidiously to destroy your reputation. It is very difficult to convince men of the great evil and danger of little sins. Hopkins.I. David Luckenbach. A ship may have a heavy burden of sands, as well as of millstones; and may be as soon sunk with them.3. What is meant by the "LEAST COMMANDMENT." (Thomas Adam. Hopkins. Hopkins. THE OLD TESTAMENT IS NOT A SUFFICIENT REVELATION. Hopkins. APPLICATION:1. Little sins are the greatest provocations; murder is a reproach to all; unbelief does not provoke public scandal. Matthew 19:10–12 Single believers like Daniel and Paul as well as married believers such as Abraham and Peter have been used mightily of the Lord to advance His purposes. 7. 2. Comment and subscribe! But when Christ speaks of the least commandment, He alludes(1) to the corrupt doctrine of the Scribes distinguishing God's commands into small and great. As you see in rivers, the natural course of them tends to the sea; but the tide, joining with them, makes the current run the swifter and the more forcibly: so is it with sin. Little sins are the natural stream of a man's life; that do of themselves tend hell-ward, and are of themselves enough to carry the soul down silently and calmly to destruction: but, when greater and grosser sins join with them, they make a violent tide, that hurries the soul away with a more swift and rampant motion down to hell, than little sins would or could do of themselves.(Bp. What cause we have to bemoan and humble ourselves before God.5. (2) Those commandments which are great in respect of the Lawgiver, may yet be least in comparison with other commands of the same law, which are indeed thought greatest. Then behold a fearful shipwreck of all the hopes of formalists.3. Hopkins. The evil and danger of little sins hath been made apparent: I shall add farther proofs of their AGGRAVATED GUILT.1. The Law had never been perfectly kept till Christ came. APPLICATION:1. Little sins are the greatest provocations; murder is a reproach to all; unbelief does not provoke public scandal.7. Hopkins.The devil cannot expect always to receive such returns of great and crying impieties: but yet, when he keeps the stock of corruption going, and drives on the trade of sinning by lesser sins, believe it, corruption will be on the thriving hand, and you may grow rich in guilt, and treasure up to yourselves wrath against the day of wrath, by adding those that you call little sins unto the heap.(Bp. Feb 2, 1986 1.1K … Matt Boulter. (1)The devil, by his temptations, nurses up youngling sins, till they arrive at full stature. The Increase of God. (2)Natural corruption is of a growing nature.6. Its directions are formal and external. Hopkins. (Matthew 5:19-20), preached by pastor Jacob Reaume at Trinity Bible Chapel on July 22, 2018. %PDF-1.4 %���� Damnation for little sins will be most intolerable — here for such little sins!IV. Williams.That an act in itself inconsiderable, may indicate the existing state of feeling, as clearly as one that is more palpable. )LinksMatthew 5:19 NIVMatthew 5:19 NLTMatthew 5:19 ESVMatthew 5:19 NASBMatthew 5:19 KJVMatthew 5:19 Bible AppsMatthew 5:19 ParallelMatthew 5:19 Biblia ParalelaMatthew 5:19 Chinese BibleMatthew 5:19 French BibleMatthew 5:19 German BibleMatthew 5:19 CommentariesBible Hub, (2)Natural corruption is of a growing nature.6. By leading from the letter to the spirit. A tender conscience is like the apple of a man's eye: the least dust that gets into it afflicts it.(Bp. It cannot create goodness. Sometimes it arises from the latitude that any command hath in it, to our thoughts, words, or actions; a thought is said to be less than an action.II. 0000003028 00000 n Hopkins. Little sins are the natural stream of a man's life; that do of themselves tend hell-ward, and are of themselves enough to carry the soul down silently and calmly to destruction: but, when greater and grosser sins join with them, they make a violent tide, that hurries the soul away with a more swift and rampant motion down to hell, than little sins would or could do of themselves.(Bp. Only let him receive you with coldness, and his disaffection is as indisputable as if it were manifest in angry assault .... Is it not evident that the man who has brought himself to the perpetration of one fraud, has broken down the only security against the perpetration of a score, lie who can be the oppressor of a few, wants only the means to become the despot of an empire.(C. The multiplication of little sins show how we need the merit of an infinite atonement. Matthew 5:18 Treasury of Scripture Knowing; Matthew 5:18 Sermons; Matthew 5:18 Prayers; Matthew 5:18 Images; Choose Chapter. Now viewing scripture range from the book of Matthew chapter 5:17 through chapter 5:19... Matthew Chapter 5. It is fool's sport to play with firebrands. Your second sin no more exceeds your first, than your first doth your duty; and so of the rest.(Bp. Pray for a tender conscience.6. Get a more thorough sense of the spirituality of the law.(Bp. Isaiah 38:17. Little sins do maintain the trade and course of sinning.III. But when Christ speaks of the least commandment, He alludes(1) to the corrupt doctrine of the Scribes distinguishing God's commands into small and great. 6. Little sins are the natural stream of a man's life; that do of themselves tend hell-ward, and are of themselves enough to carry the soul down silently and calmly to destruction: but, when greater and grosser sins join with them, they make a violent tide, that hurries the soul away with a more swift and rampant motion down to hell, than little sins would or could do of themselves.(Bp. 49 0 obj<>stream Hopkins. Hopkins. 17 Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil.. 18 For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. “Enquiring minds want to know.” That is a slogan of a well-known supermarket tabloid. Your second sin no more exceeds your first, than your first doth your duty; and so of the rest.(Bp. A ship may have a heavy burden of sands, as well as of millstones; and may be as soon sunk with them.3. Submit. It must not be understood as if one commandment were less necessary to be obeyed than another; God's commands are all alike necessary.1. Hopkins. It is a violation of a holy and strict law.3. The Beatitudes. (3)In any one instance. He does not only fulfil prophecy by doing what is therein predicted, but he makes the whole revelation of God perfect by filling up the lacunae that appear in the Old Testament. The King is anointed, comes among the people to show his power, and afterwards acts as a Legislator, and sets forth his statutes.. 1. )The great evil and danger of little sinsBp. <]>> )Avoid the least sinNewman Hall.If we would save the big ship, let us stop the small leak. Matthew 5:19-20 Pharisee indicates "separatist," one who is separate from others in the world. Little sins do greatly deface the image of God in the soul. The Old Testament is a grand testimony to righteousness. If little sins have so much danger, what shall we think of great impieties?2. Jesus presents the teaching and practice of these ‘commandments’ as the way a person becomes great in the Kingdom (Matt 5:19). Little sins do greatly deface the image of God in the soul. Obeying the Commandments, 1 John 2 3. It helps to remember that the goal is reconciliation. - W.F.A. (2)Natural corruption is of a growing nature.6. 5 1 And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: 2 And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,. I. Christ does not hereby authorise us to suppose any of His commandments to be little. This is a key theme in the Sermon on the Mount, and surfaces throughout the entire message. Little sins carry great guilt and bring heavy condemnation. )The need of a sensitive conscienceBp. What a complicated evil every sin is, that the commission of the least makes you guilty of the greatest. Verification Code. See the peril of little sins, as they are sure to draw greater ones after them. Jesus wants His followers to know that there are great benefits, Matthew 5:19 NIV Matthew 5:19 NLT Matthew 5:19 ESV Matthew 5:19 NASB Matthew 5:19 KJV Matthew 5:19 BibleApps.com Matthew 5:19 Biblia Paralela Matthew 5:19 Chinese Bible Matthew 5:19 French Bible Matthew 5:19 Clyx Quotations NT Gospels: Matthew 5:19 Whoever therefore shall break one of these (Matt. Little sins do maintain the trade and course of sinning.III. Hopkins. (Thomas Adam. In this sense he fulfils it. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Matthew 18:15-20 EXEGESIS: Matthew 18. )Great advancement made in sin by little stagesBp. III. What absolute need we stand in of Christ.4. As the motion of a leaf shows the quarter from which the wind blows as certainly as the agitated branches of an oak, so you may gather any one's dislike, though he does not strike you, or abuse you, or attempt insidiously to destroy your reputation. The allowance of the least sin is a certain sign of a rotten heart.5. Feb 2, 1986. It also describes the natural tendency most humans have to satisfy their … By including the inferior older revelation in his new and most perfect revelation. 0000010017 00000 n APPLICATION:1. The Old Testament was inspired by God. Hopkins. It must not be understood as if one commandment were less necessary to be obeyed than another; God's commands are all alike necessary.1. Either the kingdom of grace, the Church, heaven. What is meant by the "LEAST COMMANDMENT." Little sins have in them ordinarily of temptation, and therefore more of wilfulness. February 23 Gospel Matthew 5:38-48 Sermon The Rev. But, Jesus’ own sermons demonstrate otherwise. Little sins usually are the destroying sins.2. Hopkins. )Little sins are often united with greatBp. II. 5. We can never dispense with the Ten Commandments. February 9 Gospel Matthew 5:13-20 Sermon The Rev. It is a violation of a holy and strict law.3. That they who pretend that there are any laws of God so small that they need not obey them, are unworthy of His kingdom. But when Christ speaks of the least commandment, He alludes(1) to the corrupt doctrine of the Scribes distinguishing God's commands into small and great. Matthew 5:19 "Whoever * then annuls one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, shall be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever * keeps and teaches them, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. That true piety has respect to all the commands of God, and keeps them (Psalm 119:64). 0000000876 00000 n )The great evil and danger of little sinsBp. Little sins usually make way for the vilest. Little sins are the natural stream of a man's life; that do of themselves tend hell-ward, and are of themselves enough to carry the soul down silently and calmly to destruction: but, when greater and grosser sins join with them, they make a violent tide, that hurries the soul away with a more swift and rampant motion down to hell, than little sins would or could do of themselves.(Bp. Little sins have in them ordinarily of temptation, and therefore more of wilfulness.7. If little sins have so much danger, what shall we think of great impieties?2. )The need of a sensitive conscienceBp. The deeper, more spiritual righteousness can only be realized when the Law is written on the heart, and this is done, as Jeremiah predicted, only under the new covenant (Jeremiah 31:33). Matthew 5:19 KJ21 Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the Kingdom of Heaven; but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven. Little sins carry great guilt and bring heavy condemnation.1. This inequality arises from the inequality of the objects about which they are concerned, our duty to God or man. What cause we have to bemoan and humble ourselves before God.5. 2020 Sermons. Keep alive reverent thoughts of God.7. If little sins have so much danger, what shall we think of great impieties?2. A tender conscience is like the apple of a man's eye: the least dust that gets into it afflicts it.(Bp. They are all enjoined by the same authority.2. II. Keep alive reverent thoughts of God.7. Although it is only a preliminary revelation, it.is not the less a real revelation. In the interest of fairness, we should point out that some scholars object to the view that Jesus was referring to his own commandments in Matthew 5:19. Hopkins. Hopkins. 1. Your second sin no more exceeds your first, than your first doth your duty; and so of the rest.(Bp. Keep alive reverent thoughts of God.7. The evil and danger of little sins hath been made apparent: I shall add farther proofs of their AGGRAVATED GUILT.1. Scripture: Matthew 5:48. Pray for a tender conscience.6. Hopkins. The law of righteousness is not sufficient for us. Little sins do greatly deface the image of God in the soul. (1)The devil, by his temptations, nurses up youngling sins, till they arrive at full stature. The Law is not perfected till its inner meaning is discovered and its living spirit brought forth. Not in the letter, which is superfluous, but in the spirit, which is essential. The least sin is aggravated by the small degree of temptation by which it is accompanied. Little sins are the greatest provocations; murder is a reproach to all; unbelief does not provoke public scandal.7. 4. In Matthew 5:19, Jesus introduces us to the idea that as His followers, we must strive for eternal greatness—greatness that will last beyond death. It was defective by omission. Sometimes it arises from the latitude that any command hath in it, to our thoughts, words, or actions; a thought is said to be less than an action.II. Little sins usually are the destroying sins.2. 0 Hopkins.If Satan prevails with us to go with him one step out of our way, we axe in danger to stop nowhere till we come to the height of all profaneness: he will make us take a second, and a third, and so to travel on to destruction; for each of these is but one step: the last step of sin is but one step, as well as the first; and if the devil prevail with us to take one step, why should he not prevail with us to take the last step as well as the first step, seeing it is but one? Its spiritual life. In curious pictures, a little scratch is a great deformity. 0000003975 00000 n Email. Hopkins. Knowing this to be true, our churches should be places where both singles and married couples are equally valued and given opportunities to serve in the congregation. We cannot be "lovers of money" - Mt 6:24 B. )A little sin indicative of a carnal dispositionC. These are not reasons for condemning and repudiating the book. The stern protests of the prophets against national sin stand good to-day as the utterances of an undying conscience. Hopkins. This appears in that the least sin is a most high affront and provocation of the great God.2. Get a more thorough sense of the spirituality of the law. Matthew 5 New American Standard Bible 1995 (NASB1995) The Sermon on the Mount; The Beatitudes. Hopkins. )Little sins are often united with greatBp. Little sins are the greatest provocations; murder is a reproach to all; unbelief does not provoke public scandal.7. The adult man cannot afford to neglect the child even on his own account, for the child is a prophet from whom much may be learnt. )Great advancement made in sin by little stagesBp. What cause we have to bemoan and humble ourselves before God.5. )Great advancement made in sin by little stagesBp. Like it? I. Then behold a fearful shipwreck of all the hopes of formalists.3. [4] Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. What is meant by the "LEAST COMMANDMENT." Its moral character. Only let him receive you with coldness, and his disaffection is as indisputable as if it were manifest in angry assault .... Is it not evident that the man who has brought himself to the perpetration of one fraud, has broken down the only security against the perpetration of a score, lie who can be the oppressor of a few, wants only the means to become the despot of an empire.(C. Hopkins. 2. )Great advancement made in sin by little stagesBp. )Little sins accumulateBp. 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