Sunday Morning 6/7/09

We are starting a new series of messages covering Jesus’ instructions to those who would follow him as disciples.  The next few weeks will handle the text of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5-7.  Today’s message is from Matthew 5:1-16 and the notes are below.  As always, you can click on the play button and listen to it here or follow this link to get it as a downloadable podcast.  May God richly bless you this week.

Living What Jesus Taught Us

Sermon Notes for 6/7/09 (Matthew 5:1-16)

  1. What does it mean to be blessed?

    1. It indicates a rightness with God in a complete sense

    2. This doesn’t just mean happiness of personal satisfaction

  2. Who is blessed?

    1. The poor in spirit – Isaiah 61:1; 66:2

    2. Those who mourn – Isaiah 61:2-3; Psalm 51:17

    3. The meek – Psalm 37:11

    4. Those who hunger and thirst for righteousness – Psalm 42:1-2; Isaiah 55:1-2

    5. The merciful – Hosea 6:6; Zechariah 7:9

    6. The pure in heart – Psalm 24:4; 51:10

    7. The peacemakers – Isaiah 52:7; 1 Samuel 25

    8. Those persecuted for righteousness’ sake – Jeremiah 17:14-18

  3. Live out loud

    1. A salty life

    2. Lighting the world

    3. Giving glory to God

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