Introduction Good morning everyone. I pray that you have all had a blessed week. Today we are going to talk about the spiritual concept of love. For many in life, searching after love has driven what we have sought after in this life. Whether we are talking about the love of a spouse or girlfriend, […]
Scripture – matthew 5:33-42 (NASB) 33 “Again, you have heard that the ancients were told, ‘You shall not make false vows, but shall fulfill your vows to the Lord.’ 34 But I say to you, make no oath at all, either by heaven, for it is the throne of God, 35 or by the earth, for it is […]
Introduction As we continue today in what it means to live a blessed life, we are going to begin a transition. Up until this week we have been discussing the significance of God changing our hearts. Each of the elements that we spoke about within the beatitudes were spiritual truths that can only be realized […]
Introduction Last week we discussed the elements or characteristics that our Lord gives each of us as we enter this blessed life that He has given us. Each of these elements illustrated throughout Matthew 5:1-12 are characteristics for which none of us can attain on our own but are critical elements to which we are […]
Introduction Last week we began an 8-week journey of spiritually engaging what it means to understand the concept of being blessed in the Lord. What we began to discover last week is that receiving the blessings of God is not realized by a casual Christian but is only brought to life in one who has […]
In this live for most of history, mankind has sought to define his existence by providing some sort of relevance to his existence. As we begin todays passage of scripture, we need to consider what is the significance of our lives, and how do we define our significance by our actions. Our Lord calls us to a life of significance, a blessed life, a life defined not by the money that we make, not by the movements we create, the legacies we leave behind in family, but rather by the mark of our Savior. This is a life called unto holiness, a blessed life. A mark defined by separation, misunderstood by those around us but fulfilled not by the things of this world, not by our purpose, but by the purpose of our eternal creator.