The Merciful (Matt. 5:7)

  Transcript: “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy,” Let’s turn to the particular beatitude tonight, “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy,” (Matt. 5:7). I’d like to look at just two questions tonight, and that is this: What does it mean to be “merciful”? How do I become “merciful”? […]

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The Meek (Matt. 5:5)

  “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth,”  The Bible is strange. I think sometimes we forget just how weird it really is. For the past few weeks we have been looking at the beginning of Jesus’ teaching of the Sermon on the Mount, the Beatitudes, and if we have been paying […]

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The Poor in Spirit (Matt. 5:3)

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Last week we began our series on the Sermon on the Mount with an overview of what the Sermon is about and how we should interpret it. This week we actually begin the sermon with what is famously called the “Beatitudes”, starting […]

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