'Matthew 5' tagged sermons

The Beatitudes: Blessed are the Peacemakers

This is the seventh lesson in Mike’s series on the Beatitudes, found in Matthew 5. Reading 2 Corinthians 5, we learn that God brings peace to His creation through Jesus Christ. How then can we bring peace to the world? The Message says it this way: “God uses us to persuade men and women to drop…

Beatitudes: The “Poor in Spirit”

What in the world does “poor in spirit” mean? And what IS happiness exactly? In this lesson, Mike begins an exploration of The Beatitudes — the “be happy attitudes,” as they have been called — beginning with a discussion of the idea of what it means to be poor in spirit.