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  • We Are Blessed

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jan 31, 2011
    based on 13 ratings

    The beatitudes: 1. Are often misinterpreted. 2. Help us to be like God. 3. Are not promises for the present, but guarantees of our future.

    We Are Blessed Matthew 5:1-12 Blessed are those who have gone through a divorce. Blessed are those who cannot pay their bills and may be facing bankruptcy. Blessed are those who have just heard that they have a terminal illness. Blessed are you when you have been fired from your job. more

  • Let God Shine Through / Beatitudes

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jan 27, 2011
    based on 114 ratings

    A little boy was asked, "What is a saint?" He replied, "A Saint is a person who lets the light shine through." Evidently he got this idea by watching the sun shine through the prophets of God in the stained-glass windows of his church.

    For those not familiar with an Anglican Service there are four Scripture readings prior to the Message. The assigned readings for today are: Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 and Matthew 5:1-12. At the last session ... on the last morning of a two-week seminar on Greek culture, ... more

  • Introducing The Sermon On The Mount Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Jan 18, 2011
    based on 5 ratings

    One of the most appalling judgments against Christendom today is ignorance of the demands of Christ in the Sermon on the Mount. On May 26, 1961, the Reverend Paul Brooks Leath preached an unusual sermon at the 104th annual meeting of the Southern Baptist

    SERMON Introducing the Sermon on the Mount Scripture Reading: Matthew 5:1 – 12 Introduction One of the most appalling judgments against Christendom today is ignorance of the demands of Christ in the Sermon on the Mount. On May 26, 1961, the Reverend Paul Brooks Leath preached more

  • People Of God

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    The beatitudes describe the model of character to which followers of Jesus Christ may aspire.

    People of God: The character and behavior that makes a person just like Jesus Christ. Rev. Sean Lester January 31, 2010 Text: Matthew 5:1-12 What makes a person a hero? A year ago, Chesley Sullenberger ditched his airplane into the Hudson River and saved the lives of all 150 of his more

  • Who Is A True Disciple Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Nov 24, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    We will begin our study of the Sermon Jesus delivered, call the “Sermon on the Mount”, why is it called the sermon on the Mount, well because he delivered it while standing on a Mountain side. We also need to understand tonight that Jesus’ main target aud

    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part I of 2 Who is a true Disciple? Matthew 5:1-12 Introduction Today we are going to look at what is commonly referred to as the Beatitudes. Another way of describing them is “The keys to receiving God’s approval” Are you having difficulty experiencing the more

  • Faithfulness – The Ninth Step To Happiness Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 40 ratings

    This is the last sermon in this series. Faithful Christians are: 1. Faithful in their TRIALS. 2. Faithful in their TESTIMONY. 3. Faithful with their TREASURE. 4. Faithful with their TALENTS. 5. Faithful with their TIME.

    Faithfulness – The Ninth Step To Happiness We have been looking at a section of scripture in the gospel of Matthew known as The Beatitudes. It is found in Matthew chapter five. Each of The Beatitudes begins with the word “Blessed.” As you recall – blessed could also be translated “happy” – so more

  • Nine Attitudes To Live By - The B Attitudes Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Oct 31, 2007
    based on 200 ratings

    This is an overview of the nine "Be" Attitudes for Christian living. Nine full sermons will follow. This sermon can be used as an introduction to the series or as a stand alone sermon.

    Nine Attitudes to Live By - The B Attitudes In the gospel of Matthew chapters five, six and seven we have a sermon of Jesus. This section of scripture has come to be known as: “The Sermon On The Mount.” It’s called the Sermon on the Mount because in chapter five Matthew tells us that when more

  • Who Are You? Blessed?

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    A sermon that explores as Christians even during our tough times we are blessed.

    Who are we? Who am I? People and organisations are constantly asking questions like these as they try to understand their identity. The answers to these questions are more than just a name like: Richard Schwedes Or Martin Luther Lutheran Church (Trinity Lutheran Church Devonport). And more

  • The Beatitudes

    Contributed by James Cloud on Oct 6, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    A sermon detailing what Christ is truly saying to us through the Beatitudes.

    The Beatitudes By Fr. James Scripture reference Matthew 5 The Beatitudes 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying: 3"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the more

  • The Power To Create Hunger

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson on Aug 18, 2007
    based on 13 ratings

    Discusses the attributes of a Christian that draws others to them.

    The Power To Create Hunger Scripture: Matthew 5:6, 13; 2 Corinthians 4:3-4; Introduction We often associate memories with certain scents. For example, when spring time comes you can actually smell the freshness in the air; the smell of fresh flowers or a newly mowed lawn. Many of us more

  • The High Impact Life Series

    Contributed by W F on Jul 16, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    What kind of person leads a high impact life?

    INTRODUCTION What kind of person leads a high impact life? 1. THERE ARE FOUR ESSENTIALS OF A HIGH IMPACT LIFE Jesus says that a person who leads a high impact life will be … a. Poor in spirit "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:30 NIV). Poor more

  • Pursuing "Happyness" Series

    Contributed by Eyriche Cortez on May 7, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    Happiness is a choice, not a consequence. It is centered on God’s rule in our lives and it is connected to what Christ has done for us.

    Last December 2006, Columbia Pictures released the movie “The Pursuit of Happyness,” starring Will Smith and his son Jaden Christopher. Christopher Gardner inspired the movie. He was a salesman struggling to provide for his family until he finally makes it big in the stock brokerage business in San more

  • The Greatest Rewards

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Apr 15, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    how to be blessed, the sermon on the mount

    Intro: Professor Henderson’s Dream–The Thimble Crown In this dream a little lady in front of him in the line receiving rewards from Jesus, got a large beautiful crown. He thought because he was a minister he would receive even a greater one, but instead was handed a thimble crown. When he woke up, more

  • Quest For Blessedness Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    People today must understand that God’s standard for blessing is unattainable apart from a miraculous work of grace in their lives.

    1. Jesus requires the attitude of blessedness a. Mourn (5:4) b. Meek (5:5) c. Merciful (5:7) d. Maker of peace (5:9) 2. Jesus requires the essence of blessedness a. Poor in spirit (5:3) b. Pure in heart (5:8) 3. Jesus requires the evidence of blessedness a. Pursuit of more

  • Stairsteps Of Blessing Series

    Contributed by James Chandler on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 12 ratings

    They say that the greatest sermons are lived not preached. As Jesus delivers the sermon on the mount, we see that it is not just a sermon he preached, but one that he lived.

    They say that the greatest, most impacting sermons are those that are not preached, but are lived. No one lived a better sermon than Jesus. At the outset of his sermon on the mount, Jesus lays out the steps that lead to blessing. Step one: Realizing your spiritual condition. "Blessed are more