Contributed on Aug 15, 2011
Blessed are those who mourn for they WILL be comforted, lets get an insight into what this means and why we should all at some stage mourn our sins.
Matthew 5:1-5 You might remember from last week that I started a series on the beatitudes, so what was beatitude? Beatitude comes from the Latin word for blessed – or beatus. So what Jesus starts, what would be the greatest sermon, the most history changing sermon ever preached with was ...read more
Contributed on Aug 26, 2011
The beatitudes and the meaning they have in our lives all good but who wants to be seen as a wimp? Meek not on your life! But meekness is a great strength in the eyes oF God, so much so that Jesus impacted the world through his meekness!
Meekness is strength worth possessing! Matthew 5:5 During the last couple of weeks we’ve been looking at Matthew 5:1-12 which is the beatitudes at the start of Jesus Sermon on the Mount. We’ve looked at what the beatitudes are, that they describe blessings as the word beatitude comes from the ...read more
Contributed on Aug 31, 2011
What is it to really want it, that right relationship with God? To hunger and thirst after it, what are teh consequences of attaining it?
A driven life: Matthew 5:6 Jesus, God’s righteousness revealed, The Son of Man, the Son of God, His Kingdom come. Jesus, redemption’s sacrifice, Now glorified, now testified His Kingdom come (http://www.stlyrics.com/songs/a/australiahillsongs8787/thiskingdom492891.html. Sighted ...read more
Contributed on Sep 9, 2011
Mercy, what was it Jesus said Blessed are the merciful for they wll be shown mercy. This is by no means the final word on the subject but an introduction into what mercy and being merciful is about.
Beatitude – Oh Yeah the blessing of being merciful! James Bond, there’s something about James Bond, not that he’s got the same surname as our general, but that he’s a spy, that he is a man of intrigue and wonder, the British secret service, licence to kill, Austen Martins that drop oil and fire ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2011
Who are the peacemakers and what do they do, what is it like to be a peacemaker and why did Jesus say he "did not come to bring peace to the earth" but that peacemakers would be called sons of God?
Blessed are the peacemakers One of my Great Great Grandfathers was a man by the name of Harry Louis Moffatt, Now Harry Louis was a good keen man, his father John had been Lord Aylmer the Governor of Canada’s batman (or military servant) and his mother was a French orphan by the name of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 23, 2011
Who are the pure in heart and where do they see God? While we are at it why don’t all see God?
Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the Pure in heart! Hi as you know we’ve been wandering through the beatitudes, well today’s beatitude or the blessing that Jesus talks about is “Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.” There’s been an interesting discovery this week in the science world ...read more
Contributed on Oct 3, 2011
We go there some times in times of desperation, sometimes just because we do, maybe the ememy whispers doubts into our ear, but we go there, believe see and hear what the Lord is doing, and be blessed as you remain in him!
The Beatitudes wrap up, the Baptist doubts! Blessings, what a wonderful thing it is to receive a blessing! Over the last couple of months we have looked through the beatitudes those blessings that Jesus talked about, we looked at the whole way in which he talked about these beatitudes, which ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2011
The beatitudes, what are they all about? Why are these people blessed, to be poor in spirit brings blessing but why?
The Beatitudes. Matthew 5:1-12 Interestingly enough when we think about beatitudes we often get this sought of thinking going on that these things, poorness of spirit, mourning, etc should be our attitudes. However the word beatitude comes from the Latin word for ‘blessed’, ...read more