Sermon Series
  • 1. Are You Poor In Spirit Or Just Spiritually Poor?

    Contributed on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Who are the poor in spirit, why are they blessed, and the blessing they can expect.

    Are You Poor in Spirit or Just Spiritually Poor? Matt. 5:3 INTRO.: The Sermon on the Mount, of which the Beatitudes are a part, is sometimes called "The Constitution of the Kingdom." it contrasts the true nature of the Kingdom of Heaven with popular expectations, Jewish ritualism, and the more

  • 2. Blessed Are The Merciful

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2004
    based on 11 ratings

    A sermon on God’s mercy with main points taken from a very popular section of Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venice.

    Blessed Are the Merciful Matt. 5:7 INTRO. This is the first of the Beatitudes that deals with the attitude of a Christian toward his fellow man. Mercy is love in action. It seeks the benefit of those who are in our power to hurt and may well deserve ill treatment. It goes beyond benevolence more

  • 3. Blessed Are The Pure In Heart

    Contributed on Aug 18, 2004
    based on 17 ratings

    Purity of heart is desirable, attainable, essential.

    Blessed Are the Pure In Heart Matt. 5:8 INTRO.: God told Samuel He looks on the heart while men see only the outward appearance. I Sam. 16:7. God is supremely concerned about the condition of one’s heart. The Biblical heart includes the emotions, the intellect, and the will of a person. It is more

  • 4. Blessed Are The Peacemakers

    Contributed on Aug 23, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    Peace is the purpose of God for mankind, the promise of Jesus, the possesson of God’s people, and the pursuit of mankind.

    Blessed Are the Peacemakers Matt. 5:9 INTRO.: Peacemakers, it seems, are blessed even above the pure in heart. They will not just see God, they will be called sons of God. Peacemakers enjoy an intimate relationship with God as sons. Maybe the greatness of the reward reflects the difficulty of more

  • 5. Blessed Are The Persecuted

    Contributed on Sep 5, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    God alsways calls forth the heroic in His people. Suffering stimulates spiritual growth. Some Biblical advice for handling persecution.

    Blessed Are the Persecuted Matt. 5:10-12 INTRO.: Should we feel blessed when we are persecuted? Is it a time for rejoicing when others oppose us because we are Christians? Jesus says, "yes." It may not seem like a blessing to be persecuted, but persecution was the atmosphere in which the early more