Matthew 5:1-12 8 Characteristics of a Blessed, Flourishing Life 1. Blessed and flourishing are the poor in spiritHeart Check: Do I see my heart accurately? Do I try to justify myself? Do I recognize where I would be without Jesus? 2. Blessed and flourishing are those who mournHEART CHECK: Do I weep over the sin in me and around me? Am I broken over the brokenness of this world? 3. Blessed and flourishing are the meekHEART CHECK: Do I assert…
Jesus is the Davidic King
Kingdom of Heaven: A national kingdom expectation Audience: Directed to the disciples with a peripheral audience present. Key Verse: Matthew 5:20 The Sermon on the Mount is a discipleship-ethic that strives for an eschatological standard.
God Works All Things Together for Good
Genesis 50 Purposes for Genesis:
Marks of Mature Faith
Genesis 46-49 We must mature in our faith
The Beauty of Forgiveness
Genesis 42-45 Forgiveness does not mean forgetting.Forgiveness does not mean eliminating consequences.Forgiveness does not mean reconciliation.
Genesis 40-41 God positions His people in places to best glorify Him
Wickedness vs. Righteousness
Genesis 38 and 39 The Sin of Onan: Why this Story? How can we walk in integrity?
The Role of Hatred in God’s Providence
This Changes Everything
1 Corinthians 15:1-22John 20:1-18 The resurrection of Christ is the most important event that ever occurred in the world, and it is the foundation of all our hopes of eternal life. Jonathan Edwards
A Fixed Fight
Genesis 32-36 We must submit to God’s Lordship