The Beatitudes - Week 1 (01/31/ 2010)

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The Beatitudes - Week 1 (01/31/ 2010)

  1. 1. 6<br />8<br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for<br />Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  2. 2. 6<br />8<br />Matthew 5:1-12<br />1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:  3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  4Blessed are those who mourn,       for they will be comforted. <br />5Blessed are the meek,       for they will inherit the earth.  <br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  3. 3. 6<br />8<br />6Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,       for they will be filled.  7Blessed are the merciful,       for they will be shown mercy.<br />8Blessed are the pure in heart,       for they will see God.<br /> 9Blessed are the peacemakers,       for they will be called sons of God. <br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  4. 4. 6<br />8<br /> 10Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. <br /> 11"Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. <br />12Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.<br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  5. 5. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. <br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  6. 6. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. <br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  7. 7. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. <br />3<br />35Jesus went through all the towns and villages, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom and healing every disease and sickness.36When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Matthew 9:35-36<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  8. 8. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. <br />3<br />14When Jesus landed and saw a large crowd, he had compassion on them and healed their sick.<br />Matthew 14:14<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  9. 9. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. <br />3<br />32Jesus called his disciples to him and said, "I have compassion for these people; they have already been with me three days and have nothing to eat. I do not want to send them away hungry, or they may collapse on the way.” Matthew 15:32<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  10. 10. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  11. 11. 6<br />8<br />THE SETTING<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3<br />28When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, 29because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law. Matthew 7:28-29<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  12. 12. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  13. 13. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />8<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  14. 14. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Psalm 1:1; 2:12; 32:1<br /> 1Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers.<br />12 . . .Blessed are all who take refuge in him. <br />1Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  15. 15. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br /> Proverbs 8:32; 8:34; 20:7; 22:9<br />32 "Now then, my sons, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways.<br />34Blessed is the man who listens to me, watching daily at my doors, waiting at my doorway<br />7 The righteous man leads a blameless life; blessed are his children after him. <br /> 9 A generous man will himself be blessed, for he shares his food with the poor. <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  16. 16. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Isaiah 30:18; 56:2<br />18 Yet the LORD longs to be gracious to you; he rises to show you compassion. For the LORD is a God of justice. Blessed are all who wait for him!<br /> <br /> 2Blessed is the man who does this, the man who holds it fast, who keeps the Sabbath without desecrating it, and keeps his hand from doing any evil."<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  17. 17. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Jeremiah 17:7<br />7 "But blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him.<br />Daniel 12:12<br /> <br />12Blessed is the one who waits. . .<br /> <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  18. 18. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Jesus’ Teaching<br />6Blessed is the man who does not fall away on account of me." Matthew 11:6<br />16But blessed are your eyes because they see, and your ears because they hear. Matthew 13:16.<br /> <br />45Blessed is she who has believed that what the Lord has said to her will be accomplished!" Luke 1:45<br /> <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />8<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  19. 19. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Jesus’ Teaching<br /> 23Then he turned to his disciples and said privately, "Blessed are the eyes that see what you see. Luke 10:23<br /> <br /> 27As Jesus was saying these things, a woman in the crowd called out, "Blessed is the mother who gave you birth and nursed you." Luke 11:27<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />8<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  20. 20. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Jesus’ Teaching<br /> 37It will be good (blessed) for those servants whose master finds them watching when he comes. I tell you the truth, he will dress himself to serve, will have them recline at the table and will come and wait on them. Luke 12:37<br /> <br />43It will be good (blessed) for that servant whom the master finds doing so when he returns. Luke 12:43 <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />8<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  21. 21. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Jesus’ Teaching<br />15When one of those at the table with him heard this, he said to Jesus, "Blessed is the man who will eat at the feast in the kingdom of God." Luke 14:15 <br /> <br /> 29Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." John 20:29<br /> <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />8<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  22. 22. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Apostles’ Teaching<br />7"Blessed are they whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered.  8Blessed is the man whose sin the Lord will never count against him." Romans 4:7-8<br /> <br />12Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love him. James 1:12<br /> <br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />8<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  23. 23. 6<br />8<br />THE MESSAGE<br />7<br />Apostles’ Teaching<br />25But the man who looks intently into the perfect law that gives freedom, and continues to do this, not forgetting what he has heard, but doing it—he will be blessed in what he does. James 1:25<br /> 1Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2and he began to teach them saying:<br />3"Blessed are the poor in spirit,       for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.<br />3<br />“happy, blissful, joyous, ecstatic”<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
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  38. 38. 6<br />8<br />Why It’s Important to Study…<br />Exposes how much we fall short of God’s standard for right living.<br />Points to the absolute necessity of being born again.<br />Moves us to live in daily desperate dependence upon the power of the Holy Spirit.<br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  39. 39. 6<br />8<br />Why It’s Important to Study…<br />4. Gives us the prescription for true happiness/success.<br />5. Provides the greatest platform for witnessing and reaching others for Christ.<br />6. Presents the best pattern for Christlike living which ultimately, pleases God.<br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
  40. 40. 6<br />8<br />poor in spirit, <br />mourning, <br />meekness, <br />hunger and thirst for righteousness<br />merciful<br />pure in heart<br />peacemakers<br />persecuted because of righteousness<br />7<br />3<br />THE BEATITUDES<br />Eight Essentials for Extra-“ordinary” Living <br />
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