Sermon Series
  • 1. "Happiness"

    Contributed on Mar 20, 2006
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    Indroduction sermon to a new series on the Sermon on the Mount

    1 When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. 2 He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, 3 “Blessed…” Matthew 5:1-3a There is a triviality that I want to address before we move fully into this study. It is not so ...read more

  • 2. "Not Spiritually Arrogant"

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2006
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    Sermon 2 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” I recount below an overheard conversation. For reasons that will become apparent I have excluded names or any personal references. In this conversation one person asked another why it was that we, and by ‘we’ I mean here at ...read more

  • 3. "Willing To Hurt"

    Contributed on Apr 19, 2006
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    Sermon 3 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Years ago when I was writing daily devotions for the inmates at Rio Grande County Jail in Del Norte, Colorado, I did one called “Dove’s Wings” from Psalm 55:6-8. I’d like to use a portion of that by way of introduction today, ...read more

  • 4. "Power In Surrender"

    Contributed on May 2, 2006
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    Sermon 4 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Blessed are the gentle, for they shall inherit the earth” I think the best way to begin this portion of our study would be to quote Lloyd-Jones on meekness. I can’t think of a better way to put it, and what he has to say here will give us an outline to build on. He writes: “Meekness is ...read more

  • 5. "Happy About Starving"

    Contributed on May 2, 2006
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    Sermon 5 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.” As we come to examine this fourth beatitude I make two fundamental observations. One is that it is the first one that is not focused on us, but focused on God. The first three have to do with the ...read more

  • 6. "Having Mercy, Being Pure, Making Peace"

    Contributed on May 8, 2006
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    Sermon 6 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” Let’s pause before we go to discuss these three Christian virtues and remind ourselves of a couple of points ...read more

  • 7. "Happy After Persecution"

    Contributed on May 19, 2006
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    Sermon 7 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Blessed are those who have been persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when men cast insults at you, and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely, on account of Me. Rejoice, and be glad, for your reward in heaven is ...read more

  • 8. "Preservation And Illumination"

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2006
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    sermon 8 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt has become tasteless, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled under foot by men. 14 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden; 15 nor does anyone light a lamp ...read more

  • 9. "Running With The Bulls"

    Contributed on Jun 14, 2006
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    Sermon 9 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Do not think that I came to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I did not come to abolish but to fulfill. 18 “For truly I say to you, until heaven and earth pass away, not the smallest letter or stroke shall pass from the Law until all is accomplished. 19 “Whoever then annuls one of the least of ...read more

  • 10. "You Have Heard...but I Say To You"

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2006
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    Sermon 10 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “You have heard that the ancients were told” “Believing things ‘on authority’ only means believing them because you have been told them by someone you think trustworthy. Ninety-nine percent of the things you believe are believed on authority. I believe there is such a place as New York. I ...read more

  • 11. "Achieving Perfection"

    Contributed on Jun 30, 2006
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    Sermon #11 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    In the previous two sermons we have handled verses twenty and twenty one, if not thoroughly, I hope at least sufficiently to stress to the hearer and reader that what we have before us is a faithful record of the Lord of the universe, the one who spoke all things into existence, the one who has ...read more

  • 12. "The Nature Of True Religion"

    Contributed on Jul 7, 2006
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    Sermon 12 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    As we come now to chapter 6 of Matthew’s gospel, and continue in our study of this sermon, I want to address just a couple of peripheral issues that may or may not arise in the mind of the hearer/reader, but should be broached just on the chance that they might. First, there is the question ...read more

  • 13. "Treasures" Part 1

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2006
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    Sermon 13 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 “But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys, and where thieves do not break in or steal; 21 for where your treasure is, there your ...read more

  • 14. "Treasures" Part 2

    Contributed on Jul 19, 2006
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    Sermon 14 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “For this reason I say to you, do not be worried about your life, as to what you will eat or what you will drink; nor for your body, as to what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26 “Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, nor reap nor gather ...read more

  • 15. "Do Not Judge"

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2006
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    Sermon 15 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Do not judge so that you will not be judged. 2 “For in the way you judge, you will be judged; and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you. 3 “Why do you look at the speck that is in your brother’s eye, but do not notice the log that is in your own eye? 4 “Or how can you say to your ...read more

  • 16. "Pooches, Pigs And Pitching Pearls"

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2006
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    Sermon 16 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.” I remember my dad telling about a dream he had once. He was walking in a residential neighborhood and approached a gate that led to the ...read more

  • 17. "The Father Gives What Is Good"

    Contributed on Aug 11, 2006
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    Sermon 17 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. 8 “For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened. 9 “Or what man is there among you who, when his son asks for a loaf, will give him a stone? 10 “Or if ...read more

  • 18. "Gates: Narrow And Wide"

    Contributed on Sep 8, 2006
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    Sermon 18 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who enter through it. 14 “For the gate is small and the way is narrow that leads to life, and there are few who find it.” With verse 13 Jesus is beginning His conclusion to ...read more

  • 19. "The Marks Of False Teachers"

    Contributed on Sep 8, 2006
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    Sermon 19 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    My sermon to you from these verses may seem at first to be rather dark in focus and content, but the message from our Lord’s own mouth in these verses is a dark one, for those who teach falsely and practice lawlessness. Let’s read them first, and keep them before our eyes and our minds as we ...read more

  • 20. "These Words Of Mine"

    Contributed on Sep 8, 2006
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    Sermon 20 in a study in the Sermon on the Mount

    “Therefore everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them, may be compared to a wise man who built his house on the rock. 25 “And the rain fell, and the floods came, and the winds blew and slammed against that house; and yet it did not fall, for it had been founded on the rock. 26 ...read more