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The Blessed Life: Part 1

By February 20, 2016February 25th, 2016Sermon Series Pre-Campaign), uncommon

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In the sermon on the mount Jesus calls us to an uncommon life, leading us away from our natural tendencies of self-righteousness and self-indulgence┬áto a life of uncommon ethics and dependence on himself as our Savior. Jesus doesn’t waste any time. He comes out swinging in the first part of his sermon with what is commonly called the Beatitudes.

Matthew 5:1-12

focus on Matthew 5:1-6

Qualities of those who are blessed by God:

  1. Recognize their Spiritual Poverty
  2. Mourn Sin
  3. Possess Meekness
  4. Pursue Righteousness

Big Idea:

  1. Adjust your perception of the qualities that indicate what a blessed relationship with God looks like.
  2. Reflect on the qualities of your relationship with God.
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