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  • Blessings ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jul 21, 2008

    BLESSINGS UNKNOWN A man who had been a drunkard in the slums of Chicago for many years came to a mission one night. He heard the message, ate the meal, and went to bed. That was his last night on earth. He died poverty-stricken and friendless, never to see another day. What he did not know more

  • Blessed Are The Happiness-Makers. Blessed Are ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 12, 2007

    Blessed are the happiness-makers. Blessed are they who know how to shine on more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit' Means: ‘blessed ...  PRO

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Apr 23, 2002
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    “‘Blessed are the poor in spirit’ means: ‘Blessed is the man who has realized his own utter helplessness, and who has put his whole trust in God.’ If a man has realized his own utter helplessness, and has put his whole trust in God, there will enter into his life two things which are opposite sides more

  • Blessed Are The Merciful

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
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    Blessed Are The Merciful In the Sermon on the Mount, we notice that Jesus' subject was not on how people are to be saved, but on the fruit of those who allow the Holy Spirit to work in their lives. One of the signs or evidences that a person has been converted is that he is now more

  • Blessed Are The Peacemakers

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Blessed Are The Peacemakers "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God." (Matthew 5:9) There is a commission from God that is available to every obedient Christian today and that is to be a peacemaker. Argument and discord is a great waste of energies better spent on more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted  PRO

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Aug 11, 2008
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    Blessed Are The Persecuted Matthew 5:10-12 says, "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, more

  • A Blessed Moment

    Contributed by Ferdinand Funk on Sep 26, 2008

    A Blessed Moment I want to share a personal story with you that meant the world to me. I have seldom felt so loved and appreciated by my father as on our last trip visit our parents in Paraguay just a few months ago. I share this story because I want families. And, you might say that it is even more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED Matt 5.10-12 "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." On June 17, 2004, when Sister Jiang Zongxiu went to the market in Guizhou Province, China, she thought it would be just another day. Along with her more

  • Blessed Are The Peacemakers

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 28, 2008

    BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS General McArthur said "A truce just says you don't shoot for awhile. Peace comes when the truth is known, the issue is settled, and the parties embrace each other." Peacemakers don't just try to stop conflict. They're doing something far more meaningful, something more

  • The Blessed Future

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Jun 11, 2009

    The Blessed Future The doctor did not think the dying daughter would hear when he said to the mother, "Poor child; she has seen her best days." But she heard him and said, "No, Doctor, I haven’t seen my best days; my best days are still to come when more

  • The Blessing Of The Overcomers

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 28, 2010

    The Blessing of the Overcomers What do the overcomers (the ones who defy gravity) of this world get according to Scripture? a. Revelation 2:7: i. 7He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches. To him who overcomes, I will give the right to eat from the tree of life, more

  • Blessing People

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 17, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    BLESSING PEOPLE Reggie McNeal tells the story of one man who decided to bless the baristas at the Starbucks he frequents. When he asked them the question, “How can I ask God to bless you?” they were somewhat taken aback. Slowly but surely, they warmed up to him and the employees started to come more

  • The True Blessing

    Contributed by Terry Barnhill on Jun 15, 2011

    THE TRUE BLESSING When God blessed Abraham, He blessed him so that he could be a blessing to all nations. To be a true blessing to others requires that we share with them the power of God’s transforming Truth. If you give food to a man who is trapped in a pit, they are still trapped in more

  • Blessed Are The Pure

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 27, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    BLESSED ARE THE PURE A couple of years ago we went to Ottawa as my wife Joanne had some work to do there, so Thomas and I tagged along to check out our nation’s capital. One of the places we visited was the historic Canadian mint – where money is made – and we had a tour but unfortunately no more

  • Jewish Blessings

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Dec 19, 2011

    JEWISH BLESSINGS David Stern relates in hid Jewish NT Commentary, pp.115-116 that there are many blessings given by the Hebrew people. There are blessings for wine (Matthew 26.27-29); for bread (14.19); The Talmud (circa 5th century CE) had specific formulas for dozens of blessings that the more

  • Spoken Blessings

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 22, 2008

    SPOKEN BLESSINGS “A blessing becomes so only when it is spoken... Spoken words of praise and appreciation gives the child an indication that he or she is worthwhile and valuable. It is not enough to provide a roof over our children’s heads or to provide them with food and the material more

  • Being A Blessing

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Jan 25, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    BEING A BLESSING Once when I was a teenager, my father and I were standing in line to buy tickets for the circus. Finally, there was only one family between us and the ticket counter. This family made a big impression on me. There were 8 children, all probably under the age of 12. You could tell more

  • The Orange Blessing

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Feb 2, 2013

    THE ORANGE BLESSING In the late 1800’s while crossing the Atlantic on an ocean-liner, the English Baptist pastor and evangelist F.B. Meyer was asked to preach to the first class passengers. At the captain's request he spoke on "Answered Prayer." An agnostic who was present at the service was more

  • Receiving The Blessing

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 26, 2013

    RECEIVING THE BLESSING On a Sunday school picnic in the heat of summer, I was going around the children with a 4 gallon can of cool drink and ladling out portions to the thirsty. I came to a small boy who had a busy morning. He was red in the face, sweating profusely, obviously quite hot. He more

  • Blessings In The Messes

    Contributed by Todd Catteau on May 27, 2015

    Sometimes life is a mess! As I sit in my own office you can barely see the top of my desk and just about every available flat surface is cluttered with some books or papers of some sort! Sermons to preach, classes to teach, meetings to prepare for, schedules to keep - my office sometimes more