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  • How To Be Happy Or Blessed Instead Of Miserable

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,926 views

    1A. Blessed are the poor in spirit - Jesus is saying that happiness comes from recognizing that we are humanly sinful, in debt to God for everything, & find our sufficiency only in His grace.

    1A. Blessed are the poor in spirit - Jesus is saying that happiness comes from recognizing that we are humanly sinful, in debt to God for everything, & find our sufficiency only in His grace. By admitting that we are dependent on the Lord for everything we are giving Christ His rightful place as ...read more

  • Are You A Peacemaker?

    Contributed by G Buie on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,955 views

    “PEACEMAKER” eirenopoios {i-ray-nop-oy-os'} One that love peace; one that practices peace; one that brings about peace.

    “PEACEMAKER” eirenopoios {i-ray-nop-oy-os'} One that love peace; one that practices peace; one that brings about peace. ++++++ 1. Make Peace among family members and other associates. A). THE PEACEMAKER IS ONE THAT: 1. HAS AN ATTENTIVE HEART: (Matt 5:8) “Blessed are the pure in heart: for they ...read more

  • Contrasting Between Bad Attitudes And The Be-Attitudes Of Jesus

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 35 ratings
     | 2,551 views

    Bad Attitudes Self-righteous attitudes that say I am right and others are flat out wrong.

    Bad Attitudes Self-righteous attitudes that say I am right and others are flat out wrong. Taking credit for every good thing that happens Prideful thinking Refusal to forgive others Indifference to those who have experience adversity, tragedy or loss Cold, callous, and calculating thinking ...read more

  • Finding Common Ground

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 88 ratings
     | 5,280 views

    HOW TO FIND COMMON GROUND WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE AND BE HAPPY REGARDLESS OF YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES Some people tend to lose sight of the importance of developing character qualities as taught by the Lord Jesus during His Sermon on the Mount.

    HOW TO FIND COMMON GROUND WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE AND BE HAPPY REGARDLESS OF YOUR CIRCUMSTANCES Some people tend to lose sight of the importance of developing character qualities as taught by the Lord Jesus during His Sermon on the Mount. The following keys to happiness are especially valuable for ...read more

  • O, The Joy Of Teaching

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 3, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 2,396 views

    A humorous view of Jesus Sermon on the Mount.

    O, The Joy of Teaching “Now when he (JESUS) saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them, saying: · "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. · Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be ...read more

  • God's Topsy-Turvy Kingdom

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Jan 2, 2002
    based on 75 ratings
     | 5,710 views

    Approaches the Beatitudes as the promise of a future great reversal of fortunes (uses images from Disney’s Hunchback of Notre Dame).

    "Blessed are the poor in spirit, blessed are those who mourn, blessed are the meek, blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, blessed are the merciful, blessed are the pure in heart, blessed are the peacemakers, blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake." Jesus’ ...read more

  • "Just What You Need To Make You Happy" Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 171 ratings
     | 18,159 views

    Sometimes God has to interfere with our life to help us find true happiness.

    Intro: “I have everything I need for joy!” Robert Reed said. His hands are twisted and his feet are useless. He can’t bathe himself. He can’t feed himself. He can’t brush his teeth, comb his hair, or put on his underwear. Strips of Velcro hold his shirts together. His speech drags like a worn ...read more

  • "God's Recipe For Happiness"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 29, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 6,336 views

    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 ...read more

  • Sincerity Is Rewarding

    Contributed by William Baeta on Jan 30, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 8,064 views

    “Seek the Lord, all you humble of the land, you who do what he commands. Seek righteousness, seek humility; perhaps you will be sheltered on the day of the Lord’s anger.” Zeph. 2:3

    Theme: Sincerity is rewarding Text: Zeph. 2:3, 3:12-13; 1 Cor. 1:26-31; Matt. 5:1-12 The Sermon on the Mount is not just a creed but a way of life. On the one hand they are mere principles, on the other they are a practical way to walk in the truth. Jesus meant everything He said and taught ...read more

  • Kingdom Attitudes

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 4, 2002
    based on 355 ratings
     | 32,822 views

    The Beattitudes present eight steps to mature Christian living. Jesus gives us four internals and four externals that lead to strength and joy.

    Attitudes that Please God Someone has called Matthew 5:1-12 the “Be” attitudes of the Faith. What’s your attitude toward God? Jesus lists several attitudes here in the first part of the Sermon on the Mount that challenge us all. Actually, they show the way to spiritual maturity in 8 steps. ...read more

  • The Great Search For Hope

    Contributed by Michael Blankenship on Jan 22, 2001
    based on 63 ratings
     | 1,648 views

    The inward, outward, heavnward search causes us to draw closer to the abondant love of our Lord and Savior.

    First Baptist Church 545 South Main street Jellico, Tennessee. 37762. Pastor: Michael Blankenship Sunday Morning January 14, 2001 It seems as if today more than ever before in history we are less satisfied with the lives, which we live. We have more than our parents and grandparents ever dreamed ...read more

  • Do You Want Joy, Real Joy?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 20, 2001
    based on 707 ratings
     | 63,062 views

    I think Matthew wrote these Beatitudes down in the exact order that Jesus spoke them. And I believe Jesus had a reason for putting them in this particular order. (Powerpoints available - #293)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (REVISED: 2016) (Powerpoints used with this message are available at no charge. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com & request #293.) TEXT: Matthew 5:1-12 There is a beautiful chorus that begins with these words, ...read more

  • Stairway To Heaven Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 4, 2001
    based on 71 ratings
     | 5,661 views

    The beatitudes can be understood sequentially .. as stairsteps to "perfection" (Matt. 5:48). The first four lift us to fellowship with God; the other four bring us back down to the reality of ministry with needy people. This sermon was delivered using a ladder as a "prop".

    When Stanley Kubrick made the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey”, he guessed that by this time we would be flitting back and forth in outer space, visiting other planets and seeing things never before seen by human beings. The movie suggested that those who would be alive in the year 2001 would go on ...read more

  • The Progression Of Blessedness Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,994 views

    The Beatitudes show the beautiful progression of blessedness as one grows in maturity in the Kngdom of God.

    I. Inward (5:3-5) A. Poor in Spirit- bankrupt before God 1. Citizenship B. Those who Mourn – over their bankruptcy 1. Comfort C. The Meek – pliable; submissive 1. Inheritance II. Upward (5:6) A. Hunger for Righteousness 1. Seems to denote yearning for growth 2. We hunger for food for basic ...read more

  • The Journey From Sinner To Saint

    Contributed by Gregory Griffin on Mar 24, 2001
    based on 163 ratings
     | 6,127 views

    Using the sermon on the mount as a model, a look at eight stages we may go through on our Christian Journey

    To often, we expect people to leap from sinners to saints in a single bound, sort of like Superman, is able to leap tall buildings. But I have found more often than not, it is a process, much like anything else. God gives us the means and information and we must take advantage it in order to become ...read more