THE GREATEST JOY

Matt. 5:10 – Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. I have to admit, I always struggled with the persecution thing. Now don’t get me wrong, I am honored to be criticized for my faith but I am not too excited about beatings, stonings, or beheadings. …

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BLESSED

MATT. 5:3 – “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. The Sermon on the Mount is the greatest of all sermons, nothing else even comes close. In it we find the summation of the teaching of Jesus to His disciples. He starts off His message with His beatitudes. These …

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HUNGRY

Matt.5:6 – Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Have you ever thought of spiritual hunger as a gift from God? If you really think about it how could it be anything else? If the Bible is true no one has a hunger for God unless it comes …

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CENTERED

Ye are the light of the world. Matthew 5:14 I have some really great memories of my early Christian years. Excitement about sharing our faith in Christ was in the air. It wasn’t just the professional ministers that preached Christ, it was the pleasure of all Christians. In my first semester of Bible School (I …

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NOT FOR GIRAFFES

Matt. 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven is theirs. Matt. 5:5 Blessed are the humble, for they will inherit the earth. The kingdom of God is quite different from the kingdoms of this world. Actually, the character of a kingdom starts at the top with the king, that’s why …

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