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  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 2 Series

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Dec 29, 2000
    based on 205 ratings
     | 10,628 views

    Sermon on the Mount #2

    What we find recorded in verses 3-12 are commonly referred to as "The Beatitudes." Each of the nine "Beatitudes" begin with the word "blessed." The basic meaning of "blessed" is happy. However, happiness in a Biblical sense has a much deeper meaning than what we tend to give the word in our ...read more

  • The Journey From Sinner To Saint

    Contributed by Gregory Griffin on Mar 24, 2001
    based on 162 ratings
     | 4,094 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

  • Beatitudes (Part I) Series

    Contributed by Danny Pinksen on Oct 5, 2002
    based on 314 ratings
     | 30,072 views

    Being a Christian is more than just holding the title, but also walking the walk and talking the talk. And the Beatitudes are key is helping us understand what is expected. (First four)

    Title: A series on the Beatitudes of Jesus Scripture: Matthew 5:1-12 Introduction: [ILLUS: There he stood, in the midst of the Golden Corral restaurant, with Thousand Island dressing dripping from his hair, over his glasses, down his face, all over his jacket, pants, & shoes. And I’m ...read more

  • Beattitude 1

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,780 views

    Beattitudes

    Beatitude Series # 1 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Matt 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit Original date April 11, 1999 Revised April 28, 2001 Intro. Light bulb Jokes 1. Calvinists None God has predestined when the light will be on 2. Roman Catholics None they ...read more

  • The Beatitudes

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Sep 10, 2001
    based on 91 ratings
     | 9,476 views

    A message on the Beatitudes

    INTRODUCTION Last week in our introductory studies, we learned that Jesus had just choose the twelve to be His Apostles from the group of all of His disciples. Shortly after Jesus chose the apostles, He laid the ground work for the transformation of their characters by preaching the Sermon on the ...read more

  • Finding Common Ground

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 88 ratings
     | 2,936 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. The following keys to happiness are especially valuable for ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 9

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Jan 1, 2001
    based on 223 ratings
     | 14,239 views

    Lesson 9

    The first seven Beatitudes illustrate the spiritual journey from the time a man realizes he’s lost to the time he begins to develop signs of Christlikeness. We saw first of all that it begins with being "poor in spirit." To be "poor in spirit" means to acknowledge our total spiritual poverty ...read more

  • Happiness Is What? Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,077 views

    Part 2 of series on Sermon on the Mount, looks at true happiness.

    Happiness is What Sermon on the Mount # 2 Rev. Denn Guptill, BCC Sept. 22 1996 Last week as we started to discuss the Sermon on the Mount we mentioned several things that bear repeating. The first is that these are the words of Jesus for today, not for yesterday or tomorrow but for September ...read more

  • Do You Want Joy, Real Joy?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Feb 20, 2001
    based on 707 ratings
     | 54,317 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 ...read more

  • Sermon On The Mount Lesson 4

    Contributed by Bill Prater on Dec 29, 2000
    based on 224 ratings
     | 26,763 views

    Sermon on the Mount #4

    No doubt when Jesus spoke the words, "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth", more than a few eyebrows were raised by those who heard Him. His statement ran against the current mood of the religious leaders of the day. To their way of thinking, the only way to inherit the land was ...read more

  • Helping Needy People

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 8,376 views

    A preacher’s wife dies leaving a debt she can’t pay. The creditor is on his way to collect her two sons as payment. What to do? God has ways.

    Helping Needy People 2 Kings 4:1-7 Elijah and Elisha are very unique prophets in the Old Testament. They both served the Lord in the Northern Kingdom of Israel. This was after the division and civil war broke out in Rehoboam’s reign. If you are familiar with the history of Israel, you ...read more

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

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jan 21, 2002
    based on 171 ratings
     | 14,932 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 ...read more

  • The Trials Of Money

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 71 ratings
     | 2,540 views

    Introductory Considerations 1 . "It can master you or you can master it". These words are given by a bank in a TV commercial. Money rather than letting it control you the suggestion is that by banking with them you will control you. 2. This evening James says to us - "it can master you or you ...read more

  • Binding The Strong Man

    Contributed by Lauro C Hernandez on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 7,444 views

    KNOWING THE WE HAVE PROMISES AGAINST THE ENEMY OF OUR LIVES

    BINDING THE STRONG MAN Mat 12:29 “Or again, how can anyone enter a strong man’s house and carry off his possessions unless he first ties up the strong man? Then he can rob his house.” INTRO: I. ENTERING INTO THE HOUSE OF THE STRONG MAN A. The Strong Man ...read more

  • Jesus The Sage Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 28, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 19,985 views

    Jesus as a teacher of wisdom, and how God’s wisdom is "upside down" compared to the wisdom of the world.

    Jesus The Sage – “Portraits of Christ” series Steve Simala Grant - Feb. 2/3, 2002 Intro: I have a picture here taken in Disney World, outside of the “Honey I Shrunk the Kids” pavillion. I want you to look at it closely: What’s wrong with this picture? Look closely at the ...read more