Sermon Series
  • 1. Poor In Spirit

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2004
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    Until a person realizes they are in sin they will never turn to God for forgiveness. As we look at our society today we see many lines getting blurred. What is the difference between Christians and the rest of the world? How has Jesus changed your life

    Poor in Spirit Matthew 5:3 #1 of 8 in series During a children’s sermon the preacher asked his little listeners, “What must you do to receive God’s forgiveness of your sins?” A child quickly declared, “First of all, you have to sin.” From the mouth of a child comes, almost, the key to ...read more

  • 2. Spiritual Mourning

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2004
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,866 views

    As much as being "poor in spirit" is diametrically opposed to the conventional wisdom of today’s culture, so to with the thought that happiness could be connected with mourning. If there is one thing that the world tries to avoid it is mourning. Everyth

    Spiritual Mourning Matthew 5:4 #2 of 8 in series INTRODUCTION Last week we started a series of sermons on the Beatitudes of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. We considered poorness of spirit and the role it plays in salvation. One must first realize that he is in sin before He can come to ...read more

  • 3. Blessed Are The Meek

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
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    The Beatitudes exhibit the natural progression of the transformation that comes only through Jesus Christ and by the power of the Holy Spirit. Those who seek this transformation are "blessed" or "approved of God." True happiness in life comes when one r

    Blessed are the Meek Matthew 5:5 #3 of 8 in Series INTRODUCTION The Beatitudes exhibit the natural progression of the transformation that comes only through Jesus Christ and by the power of the Holy Spirit. Those who seek this transformation are "blessed" or "approved of God." True ...read more

  • 4. Appetite For Righteousness

    Contributed on Dec 26, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,047 views

    The Beatitudes exhibit the natural progression of the transformation that comes only through Jesus Christ and by the power of the Holy Spirit. Those who seek this transformation are "blessed" or "approved of God." True happiness in life comes when one r

    Appetite for Righteousness The Beatitudes Matthew 5:6 #4 of 8 in Series INTRODUCTION An old French proverb says, "Every good meal starts with hunger." Illustration: When Lisa and Brad got married, Lisa decided to be a nice wife and pack Brad’s lunch for him to take to work. The first ...read more

  • 5. Blessed Are The Merciful

    Contributed on Jan 1, 2005
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    In our last installment of this series on The Beatitudes we looked at "hungering and thirsting for righteousness." Showing mercy is the outward expression of the inner hungering and thirsting after righteousness.

    Blessed are the Merciful The Beatitudes Matthew 5:7 #5 of 8 in Series INTRODUCTION While walking home from school, Mark noticed the boy ahead of him had stumbled to the ground and dropped everything he was carrying. Mark hurried to the boy’s side and helped him collect his belongings. ...read more

  • 6. For Righteousness Sake

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,140 views

    "Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." Matthew 5:10

    INTRODUCTION The preacher of an underground Chinese church tells others of the precautions they must take to avoid government persecution. Each time their church reaches ten to fifteen members, they split to reduce attention. They also alternate meeting places for the same reason. Because phone ...read more