Sermons by Pastor Steve (Page 2)

Sermons by Pastor Steve (Page 2)

Blessed Are Those Persecuted for Righteousness

Matthew 5:10-12 Persecution is a given for the follower of Jesus, and the more we look like Jesus, and the more we present the message of Jesus, contrary to what much of the church may say today, we will likewise be treated the way Jesus was treated at the hands of the world. Count on it, but O do we have a great hope that never fails. God upholds His people.

Blessed are the Peacemakers

Matthew 5:9 In order to make peace, one must have peace. To point others to the peace available in God, we need to know this peace ourselves, and if we do, it is a part of who we are to be peacemakers.

Blessed Are The Merciful

Matthew 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Do we earn our salvation by our acts of mercy? Is the change brought about in us by our justification going to one day be examined to see if we are truly saved and inheritors of eternal life?

Blessed Are The Meek

Matthew 5:5 Meek? What even is that? Is that the timid? Or maybe the powerless? Well, no, actually Jesus was a perfect picture of Meekness, and God is actively making us look like Jesus in this area too! So what is meekness?