Contributed on Jul 6, 2020
Pray that we would understand our place in God’s order and obediently take our place. Pray for humility to understand our sinfulness and what Jesus has done for us. Pray that we stay in step with the Holy Spirit and ask the Holy Spirit to mold our hearts to understand who we are.
BEATITUDES SERIES: POOR IN SPIRIT MATTHEW 5:3 #Beatitudes WHAT DOES IT LOOK LIKE TO BE “POOR IN SPIRIT?” EXAMPLE IN ISAIAH 6 READ Isaiah 6:1-5 “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord seated on a throne, high and exalted, and the train of His robe filled the temple. 2 Above Him were ...read more
Contributed on Jul 9, 2020
When we are wrecked because of our sinfulness, He gives us more grace and the blood of Jesus Christ to comfort us. When we are lost because someone nearest and dearest to us has died, He gives us the assurance of Heaven for the believer and His peaceful presence for us.
BEATITUDES SERIES: I AM UNDONE MATTHEW 5:4 #Beatitudes INTRODUCTION… Crowder Lyrics (Come As You Are) Come out of sadness; From wherever you've been; Come broken hearted; Let rescue begin Come find your mercy; Oh sinner come kneel; Earth has no sorrow That heaven can't heal Earth has no ...read more
Contributed on Jul 15, 2020
We must humbly decide to operate under the will of God which means we trust Him, commit ourselves to His ways, are still before Him, and let Him be the judge. This is not weakness, but rather choosing to be under the control of the Creator of the Universe.
BEATITUDES SERIES: UNDER HIS CONTROL MATTHEW 5:5 #Beatitudes INTRODUCTION… Let’s Play a Game https://www.pinterest.com/pin/AZT1n9e3B6nDWmGJg0pVU7GVxcfLa3S1znhu9wPurlplSrkB3HuGFgo/ I’d like to start out this morning by playing a game. It is a puzzle game. I am going to show you a word puzzle on ...read more
Contributed on Jul 22, 2020
Matthew 5:6 is an essential element of being a follower of Jesus Christ. It is as non-negotiable as faith in Christ (5:3), repenting of sin (5:4), and submitting to God’s will (5:5) which is basically what He’s talked about thus far.
BEATITUDES SERIES: HUNGRY FOR HIM MATTHEW 5:6 #Beatitudes INTRODUCTION… Abby Making Chicken Parmesan (p) https://www.youtube.com/c/JoshuaWeissman/about I think it was about 2 weeks ago that my daughter Abby said that she wanted to make dinner and wanted to make a recipe she saw on a Youtube ...read more
Contributed on Aug 1, 2020
I believe Jesus is wanting us to constantly be a person who shows mercy and cultivates a bubble of mercy around us.
BEATITUDES SERIES: A CULTURE OF MERCY MATTHEW 5:7 #Beatitudes READ MATTHEW 5:7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” MERCY STORY 1 (p) Mercy is like two farmers who had two fields next to each other. Each farmer came out on the same morning to prepare their fields and to ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2020
Why do we feel inadequate to be pure in heart... we mix a lot.
BEATITUDES SERIES: WE MIX A LOT MATTHEW 5:8 #Beatitudes INTRODUCTION… https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-purest-of-them-all/ Today we are focusing on Matthew 5:8 (turn there if you like) which introduces the idea of “pure.” I was thinking about the word “pure” and “purity” and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2020
May we bring peace between others and God as it was done for us.
BEATITUDES SERIES: PEACEMAKERS MATTHEW 5:9 #Beatitudes READ Matthew 5:9 (ESV) “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” We start this morning with a video that is under 4 minutes and introduces the central idea of Matthew 5:9. One of the key phrases that caught my ...read more
Contributed on Aug 18, 2020
My agenda is that at the end of this sermon you are able to state three phrases and mean them with all of your heart: #1 I honestly have no idea what this passage really means. #2 I am so blessed. #3 May I do the same as them.
BEATITUDES SERIES: PERSECUTED MATTHEW 5:10-12 #Beatitudes INTRODUCTION I have a particular agenda today as we take a look at the last of the beatitudes from Matthew 5. Matthew 5:10-12 is about persecution because that word occurs in verse 10, verse 11, and verse 12. What is my agenda? My ...read more