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The Promise – His Sermon
June 28, 2020

The Promise – His Sermon

June 28, 2020

“His Sermon”

Matthew 5:2-12

Big Idea: There are big differences between those who belong in the kingdom of God and those who belong to the kingdom of this world.”

  1. What does it look like to be a part of the of God? Matthew 5:1-7
  • They are in  vs. 3

“It means the complete absence of pride, a complete absence of self-assurance and self-reliance, it means the consciousness that we are nothing in the presence of God. It is nothing, then, that we can produce; it is nothing that we can do in ourselves. It is jus this tremendous awareness of our utter nothingness as we come face to face with God.  That is to be poor in spirit.” Martyn Lloyd-Jones

  • They over the condition of their heart and of this world. vs.4
  • They take on a posture of . vs. 5

“But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace.” Psalm 37:11

  • They hunger for . vs. 6

“man does not live by bread alone, but man lives by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” Deuteronomy  8:3

  • Their default setting is and compassion. vs. 7

“You experience more of the mercy and approval of God and the cycle continues: give mercy, receive mercy, give mercy receive mercy…” Ed Welch Shame Interrupted

“Any person who only sticks with Christianity as long as things are going his or her way, is a stranger to the cross” Tim Keller

  1. How do the people of the Kingdom, relate to the King? Matthew 5:8-11
  • My heart has been, so know I can see God. Vs. 8
  • I have and bring , because I am a son of God. Vs.9
  • I seek despite persecution, so the kingdom of God is mine. Vs 10

Big Question: Which kingdom are you a part of?

Read for Next Week: Matthew 8:5-13

Memory Verse: “But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness and everything else will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33

 

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