Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. The Happiness Of Humility

    Contributed on May 8, 2008
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    God’s favor rests on those who recognize how much they need Him. I. The Poor in Spirit Are Humble Minded II. The Poor in Spirit Are Highly Regarded III. The Poor in Spirit Are Heavily Rewarded

    Living in the Father’s Favor: The Happiness of Humility Matthew 5:3 3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Intro: After the church service a little boy told the pastor, "When I grow up, I’m going to give you some money. "Well, thank you," the pastor replied. ...read more

  • 2. 2. Call Me In The Mourning

    Contributed on May 15, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
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    God gives favor to those with heavy hearts by offering them His comfort. I. Those Who Mourn the Departed Can Find Comfort in Christ. II. Those Who Mourn their own Failure Can Find Comfort in Christ. III. Those Who Mourn the Oppressed Can Bring Comfort Thr

    Living in the Father’s Favor: Call Me in the Mourning Intro: One could argue that nearly all adults and many children are in some stage of grief right now. I don’t know anyone who reaches adulthood without experiencing some level of loss or disappointment. Yes, we try to deal with it and move ...read more

  • 3. 3. The Unique Physique Of The Meek

    Contributed on May 19, 2008
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    If we will trade in our own demands and expectations for Christ’s meekness, we will discover a strength that can change this world.

    Living in the Father’s Favor: The Unique Physique of the Meek Matt. 5:5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth Intro: As we continue our study of the beatitudes or the blessings, hopefully we will see that the character Jesus calls us to reflects a higher standard than many ...read more

  • 4. 4. The Flow Of Mercy

    Contributed on May 28, 2008
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    God’s favor rests on those who live in the flow of His mercy. I. The Downward Flow of Mercy: Mercy Offered. II. The Inward Flow of Mercy: Mercy Received. III. The Outward Flow of Mercy: Mercy Extended. IV. The Reciprocal Flow of Mercy: Mercy Rewarded.

    Living in the Father’s Favor: The Flow of Mercy Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. I. The Downward Flow of Mercy: Mercy Offered. II. The Inward Flow of Mercy: Mercy Received. III. The Outward Flow of Mercy: Mercy Extended. IV. The Reciprocal Flow of ...read more

  • 5. 5. Avoiding The Bite Of Spite

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2008
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    Those who endure ill treatment from others for their faith will experience royal treatment from their Father in heaven.

    Living in the Father’s Favor: Avoiding the Bite of Spite Matthew 5:10-12 10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 "Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of ...read more

  • 6. 6. Wanting What Is Right

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2008
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    Those who long for what is right will not be overcome by what is wrong. The Definition, Desire, and Delight of Righteousness.

    Living in the Father’s Favor: Wanting What Is Right [Show Sermon on the Mount, Matt. Video through 5:12] Intro: As Jesus rubbed shoulders with people, He met those who were discouraged and had been beaten up by life and by others. He came across those who were so poor in spirit that they had ...read more

  • 7. 7. Clean On The Inside

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
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    As we learn to honor God through purity, our ability to see Him will increase. The Reality, Reception, and Reward of a Pure Heart.

    Living in the Father’s Favor: Clean on the Inside Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Intro: The machine that usually did the job was broken. And so they hired a man to paint lines on a newly resurfaced portion of a remote highway. The first day he painted 9 ...read more

  • 8. 8. Peacemaking: The Sign Of Divine Parentage

    Contributed on Jun 10, 2008
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    Peacemakers are blessed because they accurately reflect the Father’s heart. Making peace with God, with others, and for others.

    Living in the Father’s Favor Peacemaking: The Sign of Divine Parentage Intro: The 1st 3 Beatitudes dealt w/ how we ENTER the kingdom of God: v. 3 Humbleness [poor in spirit]; v. 4 Brokenness [mourn]; v. 5 Meekness [meek] -The next 3 dealt w/ how we EXPRESS the kingdom of God: v. 6 A New ...read more