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  • The Keys To Happiness--Key #1/Humility Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Sep 12, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,549 views

    Jesus came to bring us happiness, and he reveals the keys to our happiness in the Beatitudes.

    The Keys to Happiness: Key #1¡XHumility Matthew 5:1-3 Ask 100 people what they want out of life, and seventy-five of the 100 will say, ¡§I just want to be happy.¡¨ Ask that same 100 people what does it mean to be happy, and ninety will say something that has to do with people, places or ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on May 9, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,814 views

    Those who are poor in spirit are those who have learned that trusting God is the only things that gives them life, and are the ones who are truly blessed.

    Blessed are the Poor in Spirit Matthew 5:1-11 May 1, 2005 Sometimes, there are some interesting typos in new editions of the Bible. One edition of the Holy Book translated a verse from Exodus 20 as “Thou shall commit adultery.” John 8:11 was rendered “Go and sin on more.” I know that ...read more

  • Blessings Of A Christian

    Contributed by David Rogers on Mar 30, 2005
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,490 views

    A sermon that examines the beattitudes and the blessings that we recieve from them.

    Blessings of a Christian Matthew 5:1-16 How many today do not assume the blessedness of a Christian. What I mean by this is can people look at us and know that we are disciples of Christ? If not then it is time for us to examine our life and ask God to be our guide. To many today say hey ...read more

  • Seek God's Blessing Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 41 ratings
     | 6,648 views

    Jesus’ instruction to His followers about Christian living and how to seek God’s blessings in your life.

    (Adapted from Bob Russel’s series, “Living a Life of Integrity”) SERIES: “WORDS OF WISDOM FOR KINGDOM LIVING” TEXT: MATTHEW 5:1-6 TITLE: “SEEK GOD’S BLESSING” INTRODUCTION: A. Several years back, Leadership Journal had a cartoon by Lee Johnson depicting a ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit

    Contributed by David Owens on Feb 1, 2005
    based on 165 ratings
     | 36,218 views

    First sermon in a series on the Beatitudes.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a young American student who visited the Beethoven Museum in Bonn, Germany. 1. The student became fascinated by Beethoven’s piano that was on display there. 2. It was a thrill to think that Beethoven had composed some of his greatest works on that ...read more

  • The Beatitudes: "How To Be" Attitudes

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Jan 31, 2005
    based on 28 ratings
     | 4,193 views

    The Beatitudes: "How to Be" Attitudes 1) Toward God 2) Toward our neighbor 3) Toward our opponents

    Have you ever played Balderdash? It’s a game where you guess the meaning of obscure words. Take the word “pleach” for example. Does “pleach” mean 1) a peach scented bleach, 2) the curved handle of a plough, or 3) the interweaving of tree branches? The correct answer is # 3. Pleach is the ...read more

  • "Blessed Are They"

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jan 30, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,536 views

    This sermon looks at the Beatitudes as a group of challenges Jesus gave the disciples and the crowd in order to deepen their discipleship.

    “Blessed are they…” ~ The Beatitudes Matthew 5:1-12 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ January 30, 2005 Theme: When we are willing to love humanity as God does, then we do things differently in spite of the persecution, knowing that true happiness is our ...read more

  • All Saints Day

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Nov 28, 2004
    based on 109 ratings
     | 15,470 views

    Christ’s description of being a Christian is not necessarily what the "real-world" preceives it to be.

    All Saints Day (observed) November 2, 2003 Matthew 5:1-12 We live in a world of instant gratification. We want it our way right away. Is your internet too slow? Get high-speed internet! Does it take to long to gas up your car? Pay at the pump! Is snail-mail really that slow? Send email. Is ...read more

  • The Gladness Of Sadness Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 24, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 14,579 views

    In one of the most profound, and paradoxical texts in the Bible, Jesus declares in Matthew 5:4: “Blessed are those who mourn; for they will be comforted.”

    The Gladness of Sadness I like to begin my messages with something that makes us laugh when I can (though some of you probably wouldn’t necessarily call it humor). As we approach the second Beatitude however, I realize that frivolity isn’t called for today. In fact, this character quality is ...read more

  • Developing A Disciple's Attitude Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 69 ratings
     | 15,417 views

    In the most famous sermon ever preached, Jesus sets forth eight statements that provide the best definition of a disciple ever delineated

    Developing a Disciple’s Attitude In a classic comic, Calvin and Hobbes are talking about the New Year when Calvin says, “I’m getting disillusioned with these new years. They don’t seem very new at all. Each New Year is just like the old year. Here another year has gone by and everything’s ...read more

  • Poor In Spirit, Rich In God's Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 2, 2004
    based on 86 ratings
     | 9,059 views

    Sermon one of a series through the beatitudes of Matthew chapter 5. Theme: God favors people who depend upon Him for their lives.

    The Poorer the Richer Rev. Sean Lester January 4, 2004 Morning Service Matthew 5:3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." (ESV) Introduction: This is the first statement that Jesus makes in what we have come to call the Sermon on the Mount. As we begin ...read more

  • "How To Be The Beatitudes"

    Contributed by Quintin Morrow on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 173 ratings
     | 13,060 views

    A message on the Beatitudes

    The Rev’d Quintin Morrow St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church Fort Worth, Texas www.st-andrew.com The Text: Matthew 5:1-12 I. The Sermon on the Mount A. Is a revelation of Jesus Christ’s deity. 1. By the location of the sermon (a mountain top). 2. By His words (“Ye have heard it said…but I say ...read more

  • Purity-The Way To Happiness Series

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Aug 20, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 4,088 views

    More than one million Americans will die of heart diseases this year, so we should be concerned about heart failure. But we should be equally con­cerned about heart impurity. This type of heart disease, if not "cured," may render a person spiritually dead

    Purity-The Way to Happiness Text: "Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God" (Matt. 5:8). Scripture Reading: Matthew 5:1-8 Introduction: More than one million Americans will die of heart diseases this year, so we should be concerned about heart failure. But we should be ...read more

  • Assurance Of Salvation

    Contributed by Michael King on Jul 20, 2003
    based on 401 ratings
     | 14,749 views

    We can self examine ourselves to determine our relationship with God and to know with certainty weather we are saved or not by displaying Three attitudes that Jesus Himself gives us.

    Assurance of Salvation Sometime when you’re in an airport, observe the difference between passengers who hold confirmed tickets and those who are on standby. The ones with confirmed tickets read newspapers, chat with their friends or sleep. The ...read more

  • The Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Mike Hamilton on Jul 15, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 5,505 views

    The poor in spirit are those who REALIZE that they are spiritually BANKRUPT before a Holy God and are in NEED of his Grace.

    “The Poor in Spirit” Matthew 5:3 SOM I. Introduction A. Review As we continue our study of the Sermon on the Mount, we are reminded that this sermon is a Constitution for those who enter Christ’s new Kingdom. It is filled with guidelines for how to live as God’s chosen ...read more