Sermons from July 2018

Sermons from July 2018

Peacemaker

What’s a Peacemaker? Hullo Friend.  Thank you for working through our library and finding this entry on the bookshelf.   The focus here is about becoming a Peacemaker and investigating its reward; being called a Child of God.  I must warn you however, my discoveries here reveal a very difficult and arduous stretch of the Jesus Path.  Becoming a Peacemaker is…

Pure in Heart

The Power in Purity of Heart This then is at the heart of this, our sixth of the nine Beatitudes.  The power and life-changing potential behind this statement:  Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God.  I offer this verse from Proverbs as we travel the Jesus Path together as we consider this Beatitude. Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do…

Mercy

Mercy, Baby; Mercy A noun is a person, place or thing – and Mercy is a noun. But Christ didn’t say to work out mercy; but to be merciful.  An adjective; a word description for a verb, an action taken.   You could well term this Beatitude “Mercy in Action” it is an out flowing beatitude.  Something stemmed from a clear understanding of what underpins all…

Those Who Hunger and Thirst after Righteousness

To Hunger and Thirst after Righteousness In this installment of our weekly lesson from the Sermon on the Mount, we note Jesus takes a change of direction.  The first three Beatitudes have to do with emptying ourselves; to take upon ourselves the attribute of being poor in spirit, of mourning over…

The Meek

The Third Beatitude Welcome to Restart Church.  We continue today in our study of the Sermon on the Mount.  Today we examine “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”  We apologize, but there is no video today. Meek Does Not Mean Weak This third beatitude is rich with meaning.  But first we must get our terms right.  No question that Christ is…