To excel in anything takes practice, practice, practice. Even those with great skills know that unless they continue to work at it, they will be unable to perform their very best. In this passage in Matthew 5, Jesus goes on to tell his followers that their righteousness must surpass the righteousness of the most faithful Pharisee. Those who demonstrate
Kingdom Faith don’t just talk about the Truth or Explain its complexities; they seek to understand the Whole Counsel of God, they live out the Truth…practice the Truth…and they pass it on… Knowing all of God’s Word will be accomplished.
“…Whoever practices and teaches these commands will be called great in the Kingdom of Heaven.” Matthew 5:19b