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  • "God's Recipe For Happiness"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    A sermon on happiness based on J.B. Phillips’ translation of The New Testament.

    MATTHEW 5:1-12 “God’s Recipe for Happiness” BY: Rev. Kenneth E. Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA When I was a real young kid I used to like to bake cookies...cause I really liked to eat cookies and my mom would very rarely buy the store-bought kind. So, I more

  • The Heart

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Nov 17, 2001
    based on 20 ratings

    Some reflections on the heart - taken over at least a year

    The HEART: I would like this morning to consider the heart. It is something that God has been working on over the last year or so. Let us start by looking at some of the Scriptures relating to the herat. Matt. 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart For they will see God. Prov. 27:19 As water more

  • The Mourning Shall Be Comforted Series

    Contributed by J. Richard Lord, Jr. on Mar 17, 2002
    based on 61 ratings

    How Jesus comforts us and teaches us to cope with the "losses" of life.

    (Sermon #4 of the Sermon on the Mount Series) J. Richard Lord, Jr. Parkview Church of the Nazarene The Mourning Shall Be Comforted Matthew 5:4 It is a fact of life that at some point in our lifetime we will be faced with loss. Loss of jobs, loss of property, loss of loved ones, even loss of more

  • Spiritual High Gear Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 2, 2004
    based on 3 ratings

    We become useful to God when we are broken of our stubborn self-will and learn to submit to His will. The beatitudes describe what it means to be broken before God¡Kwe can summarize these first 4 beatitudes with one word each.

    Spiritual High Gear (Matt. 5:1-6) INTRO 1. Right now, Freddie Aldridge is in boot camp. 2. I’ve never been in the military, but I understand it does a good job of teaching people respect for authority. 3. I knew a student at Moody, Bruce¡Kflunked out¡KNavy¡Kpastor/professor 4. "The Navy has a more

  • The Blessing Of Brokeness Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 3, 2004
    based on 16 ratings

    Jesus’ followers are to submit to His Lordship and do His will. If we are to submit ourselves to the Lord, we must begin with a broken, teachable spirit. That teachable spirit is described for us in the "beautiful words," the Beatitudes"

    The Blessing of Brokeness (Matt. 5:1-6?) Intro 1. We all have our dreaded moments: medical tests, standing on the scale, childbirth, sea-sickness, nursing home…. 2. One of my dreaded moments is beginning right now—preaching through the Sermon on the Mount…. 3. The Sermon on the Mount contains more

  • The Tears Help Series

    Contributed by Erick Riddle on Sep 4, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Jesus teaches us the value of mourning.

    INTRODUCTION My dad’s parents lived in a very old house. It was a small house, just two bedrooms. They had seven children and 18 grandchildren. When the kids were all grown and moved out, Grandma and Grandpa moved into a tiny house. There was not room for much more than two people. Large groups more

  • Blessed Are The Persecuted Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 4, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    God alsways calls forth the heroic in His people. Suffering stimulates spiritual growth. Some Biblical advice for handling persecution.

    Blessed Are the Persecuted Matt. 5:10-12 INTRO.: Should we feel blessed when we are persecuted? Is it a time for rejoicing when others oppose us because we are Christians? Jesus says, "yes." It may not seem like a blessing to be persecuted, but persecution was the atmosphere in which the early more

  • Are You Poor In Spirit Or Just Spiritually Poor? Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Jun 20, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Who are the poor in spirit, why are they blessed, and the blessing they can expect.

    Are You Poor in Spirit or Just Spiritually Poor? Matt. 5:3 INTRO.: The Sermon on the Mount, of which the Beatitudes are a part, is sometimes called "The Constitution of the Kingdom." it contrasts the true nature of the Kingdom of Heaven with popular expectations, Jewish ritualism, and the more

  • Blessings Of A Christian

    Contributed by David Rogers on Mar 29, 2005
    based on 56 ratings

    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 I more

  • Soldiers Of Christ

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jan 3, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    In this message we will see what a servant of Christ is, what he does and what he can expect.

    SERVANTS OF CHRIST TEXT: MATTHEW 5:1-16 INTRODUCTION A. Early in Jesus’s public ministry at a time when His popularity was on a rapid rise, He preached what was to become one of His best known sermons. Though Jesus Himself did not give it a title we in the church throughout he years have given more

  • The B's Of The Beatitudes

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Mar 22, 2005
    based on 45 ratings

    Too often in our Christian lives we become acclimated to certain phrases and in turn they lose their power. This is a look into the beattitudes

    The B’s of the Beatitudes Matthew 5:1-12 INTRODUCTION: Too often in our Christian lives we become acclimated to certain phrases and in turn they lose their power. The Lord’s Prayer is a great example… Many non-Christians recite this prayer as a devotional because of its poetic quality, without more

  • Blessed Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Sep 8, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    Preaching through a series on Jesus’ life, this is a message on the Beatitudes, as a whole. I do not subscribe to the "standard approach" taken by many; perhaps this message will give some different ideas.

    The Jesus Series The Greatest Sermon Ever “Blessed” Matthew 5:3-12 September 12, 2004 Group Participation Time: would you gather into groups of 6-8 or so and work on a brief assignment for me? You’ll need to elect a secretary to record some stuff here. Please more

  • The Beatitudes (Part 2 - Blessed Are Those Who Mourn)

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Sep 9, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    I talk about what mourning is and how the believer is comforted in the midst of tragedy. I give 3 areas in which all believers need to be mourning about from time to time. People who know how to mourn are people who are blessed of God.

    Title: The Beatitudes (Part 2 - Blessed Are Those Who Mourn) Text: Matt 5:1-12 (Key Verse 4) Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: - We live in a fallen world, where there is a lot of pain and suffering around us. - None of us escapes the pains of life that come upon us. There are times when all more

  • Ride The Pine Or Sit On The Pew?

    Contributed by David Jenkins on Dec 21, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Ride the pine or sit on the pew?

    What our world needs more than anything in these days is to wake up. We need to wake up people. We need to stop being born out of the understanding of tradition, but be renewed through the understanding of the Son of God who died for us on the Cross. What we need in a sense is a revolution of more

  • Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Dec 25, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    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 becoming more