Sermon on the Mount (SOTM)
Pastor Chuck Wilson • Lower Lights Church • Sermon • • 192 views • 42:28
Pastor Chuck starts a new sermon series about the “Sermon on the Mount”. He describes how Jesus uses “The Beatitudes” help to us redefine what God wants us to admire in the world. Pastor Chuck provides a unique concept for us to use the Beatitudes as “not the attitudes we should have, but the attitudes we should be.” This week, Pastor Chuck’s topic is “Blessed are the Poor in Spirit.” Pastor Chuck describes how being “blessed” is a continuous spiritual condition of spiritual prosperity (being rich in spirit), contentment, and satisfaction in your life, not a physical feeling or state of physical material possession. Pastor Chuck will explain “one who is ‘poor in spirit’ has humbly recognized they have a deep need for God because they know they lack His Holiness and have a need for His forgiveness, grace, and mercy, and need Him as a Savior.” Pastor Chuck encourages us to become more aware of our desperate everyday need for God and to invite Him into our lives more every day.
Grace and Power
INTRO - Sometimes we need a little excursion. What’s that you say? Sometimes we need to break out one verse from a passage we’ve studied and examine it with a sort of view for the whole of the Bible. Verse 2:10 is one of those verses. ILL - If you’ve ever been on a cruse you know that those little “side…
Gospel of Matthew
Daniel Darling • Sermon • • 21 views • 14:25
Introduction When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Have you ever imagined what a perfect world would be like? What…
Chad Oltman • Illustration • • 16 views
Lechem - Bread by Josa Bivin1 "For the bread of God is that which comes down out of heaven, and gives life to the world." John 6:33 When Richard and Lucinda (our volunteer workers) first came to Israel, they noticed plastic sacks containing pieces of bread hanging from the sides of the trash containers…
Dustin Van Wyk • Faith Baptist Church of Roseville • Sermon • • 9 views • 40:32
Dustin Van Wyk was a summer intern. He is beginning his senior year in college and God has placed in him the desire for the pastoral office. He presented the first four beatitudes in this sermon.
The Sermon on the Mount
Rev. Claude L. White, Jr. • Sermon • • 8 views
I Want to Be Blessed 1 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. 2 And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Introduction: What do you think makes you happy? This text…
In the Gospels we often find Jesus mingling with troubled people, people who are miserable, afflicted, and distressed. This is where Jesus wants to be. He wants to be among such people and be found by them. Among these poor people alone can His Word and work find room. People who are secure, powerful,…
Jim L. Wilson • Sermon • • 3 views
Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Jesus said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit.” Don’t confuse being poor in spirit with being poor. Woody Allen says, "Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." (http://www.freshministry.org/illustrations.html)…
Many people love to think of Jesus as a great moral teacher, but they fail to see that his teachings often make no sense according to human understanding. Jesus’ words offend our ideas of morality and common sense. For example, proverbial wisdom tells us that a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.…
Richard Devendorf • Sermon • • 2 views
How To Be More Than Happy Part 1 Matthew 5:1-3 NIV Thesis - We are blessed when we are poor in spirit. Evangelistic Objective - To cause people to acknowledge their spiritual poverty and receive Christ and thereby be blessed. Let me see the hands of those of you who want to be happy. Thank you. Now,…
Chris Yarber • Sermon • • 0 views
Sermon Series Description: The nature of God's kingdom is a paradox. The way up is down. It's an upside down kind of lifestyle. It's counter cultural. If you want to get, you have to give; you want joy, go through persecution; to be rich you must first be poor. These are stranger things. When Less is More Description: As humans, some of us have more to offer than others. Some have money, some have toys, and others have big families. But in God's upside down kingdom, less means more. Less pride means more room for God. Less self-reliance means more reliance on God. And less joyful cirucumstances means mor true happiness from God.