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_MINISTRY_Follow #2_Beatitudes


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  • 3. Matthew 5:1-2 NIV1 Now when Jesus saw the crowds,he went up on a mountainside andsat down. His disciples came to him,2 and he began to teach them. 3
  • 4. Matthew 5:3-11 NIVHe said: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs isthe kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those whomourn, for they will be comforted. 5 Blessed are themeek, for they will inherit the earth. 6 Blessed are thosewho hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they willbe filled. 7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will beshown mercy. 8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for theywill see God. 9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for theywill be called children of God. 10 Blessed are those whoare persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs isthe kingdom of heaven. 11 “Blessed are you when peopleinsult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evilagainst you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad,because great is your reward in heaven, for in the sameway they persecuted the prophets who were before you. 4
  • 5. characteristicspoor in spiritthose who mournthose who are meekthose with a passion for righteousnessthose who are mercifulthose who are pure in heartthose who are peacemakersthose persecuted & insulted 5
  • 6. what this is NOTGod’s “stand & deliver” An ethical standard A wish list for later 6
  • 7. NOTE e. TECH this slid wDo not sho New CREATION Matt 5:3-16 New New PRIORITY VALUES Matt 5:17-48 Matt 7:24-27 JESUS New New RELATIONSHIP JOURNEY GOD Matt 7:13-23 New Matt 6:1:33 RELATIONSHIP PEOPLE Matt 7:1-12 7
  • 8. intention Jesus establishes the framework for following himagainst the backdrop of real life. 8
  • 9. invitation1 9
  • 10. outcomesSpirit >> Citizen of God’s KingdomMourn >> ComfortedMeek >> InheritanceRighteousness >> SatisfactionMerciful >> MercyPure Heart >> See GodPeacemakers >> Child of GodPersecuted >> Citizen of God’s Kingdom 10
  • 11. warning 2 11
  • 12. expectation 3 12
  • 13. characteristicsYou possess BLESSING NOW > Jesus Your heart will break for the “God important” You begin to exercise gentle strength You develop a passion for what is right. You grow in grace and kindness You become deeper & stronger IN God Your behaviour increasingly unites peopleYou possess BLESSING NOW > Jesus 13
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