In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus warns people against taking oaths, even going so far as to say they come from a place of evil (Matthew 5 33-37). What’s up with that? The answer comes as we continue our look at the Fruit of the Spirit and focus in on the fruit of “faithfulness.” Along the way we’ll also dissect one of the ugliest stories in the entire Bible, found in Judges 11. Jephthah kept his vow in that story; but was he faithful?

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Text: Matthew 5:33-37
This sermon was delivered to Crawford Memorial UMC by Rev. Anne Robertson on February 21, 2021.