Hunger for Rightness: Two Roads
Signpost #4
Two Roads
Matthew 7:13 "Enter through the narrow gate.
For wideis the gate and broad is the road that
leads to destruction...
Two Roads
14 "But small is the gate and narrow the road
that leads to life,and only afewfind it."
Two Roads
Sign #4:
Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and
thirst for righteousness forthey shall be
satisfied.
What is "blessing"?
What torpedoes blessing?
What is "blessing"?
WRONG BELIEF #1:
Happiness is priority ___.
WRONG BELIEF #2:
Happiness is foundby _______ seeking it.
...
Righteousness
Matthew 5:6 Blessedare those who hunger and
thirst for righteousness, forthey shall be
satisfied.
Righteousness
Matthew 5:20 For I tell you that unless your
righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees
and the teachers ...
Hunger and thirst
Matthew 5:6 Blessedare those who hunger and
thirst for righteousness, forthey shall be
satisfied.
Hunger and thirst
Romans 7:23 but I see another law at work in
the members ofmy body, waging war against
the law ofmy mind...
Hunger and thirst
24 What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue
me fromthis body ofdeath?
Hunger and thirst
25 Thanks be to God--through Jesus Christ our
Lord! So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to
God's law...
Hunger and thirst
Philippians 2:12 Therefore, mybeloved, as you
have always obeyed, so now,not only as in my
presence but ...
Hunger and thirst
13 for God is at workin you, both to will and to
workfor his good pleasure.
Hungering for righteousness
2 Timothy 2:22 Fleethe evil desires ofyouth,
and pursue righteousness, faith, love andpeace,
a...
Hungering for righteousness
Isaiah 51:1 Listen to me, you who pursue
righteousness and who seek the Lord: Look to
the rock...
Hungering for righteousness
Deuteronomy8:3 He humbled you, causing you
to hunger and then feeding you with manna,
whichnei...
Hungering for righteousness
to teach you that man does notlive on bread
alone but on every wordthat comesfromthe
mouthof t...
Hungering for righteousness
Isaiah 55:1 "Come,all you whoare thirsty, come
to the waters; and you who have no money,
come,...
Hungering for righteousness
2 Why spend money onwhat is not bread, and
your labor onwhat does not satisfy? Listen,
listen ...
"Shall be satisfied"
Isaiah 59:17 He put onrighteousness as his
breastplate, and the helmet of salvation on his
head; he p...
Matthew 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his
righteousness, and all these things willbegiven
to you as well.
"Shall be ...
Isaiah 32:17 The fruitof righteousness will be
peace; the effectof righteousness will be
quietness and confidenceforever.
...
Luke 6:25 Woe to you who are well fednow,for
you will go hungry. Woe to you wholaugh now,
for you willmournand weep.
"Shal...
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05/18/14 Sermon
Pastor Seth Gatchell
Pacific Church of Irvine
www.pacificchurch.com
4th message in a series on the beatitudes.

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Hunger for Rightness

  1. 1. Hunger for Rightness: Two Roads Signpost #4
  2. 2. Two Roads Matthew 7:13 "Enter through the narrow gate. For wideis the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it."
  3. 3. Two Roads 14 "But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life,and only afewfind it."
  4. 4. Two Roads Sign #4: Matthew 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness forthey shall be satisfied.
  5. 5. What is "blessing"? What torpedoes blessing?
  6. 6. What is "blessing"? WRONG BELIEF #1: Happiness is priority ___. WRONG BELIEF #2: Happiness is foundby _______ seeking it. #1 directly
  7. 7. Righteousness Matthew 5:6 Blessedare those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, forthey shall be satisfied.
  8. 8. Righteousness Matthew 5:20 For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of thelaw, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.
  9. 9. Hunger and thirst Matthew 5:6 Blessedare those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, forthey shall be satisfied.
  10. 10. Hunger and thirst Romans 7:23 but I see another law at work in the members ofmy body, waging war against the law ofmy mindand making me aprisoner of the law ofsin at workwithin my members.
  11. 11. Hunger and thirst 24 What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me fromthis body ofdeath?
  12. 12. Hunger and thirst 25 Thanks be to God--through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God's law, but in the sinfulnature a slave to the law of sin.
  13. 13. Hunger and thirst Philippians 2:12 Therefore, mybeloved, as you have always obeyed, so now,not only as in my presence but muchmorein my absence, work out your ownsalvation with fear and trembling;
  14. 14. Hunger and thirst 13 for God is at workin you, both to will and to workfor his good pleasure.
  15. 15. Hungering for righteousness 2 Timothy 2:22 Fleethe evil desires ofyouth, and pursue righteousness, faith, love andpeace, along withthose who call onthe Lord out of a pure heart.
  16. 16. Hungering for righteousness Isaiah 51:1 Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the Lord: Look to the rockfromwhich you werecut and to the quarry fromwhich you werehewn;
  17. 17. Hungering for righteousness Deuteronomy8:3 He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, whichneither you nor your fathers had known,
  18. 18. Hungering for righteousness to teach you that man does notlive on bread alone but on every wordthat comesfromthe mouthof theLord.
  19. 19. Hungering for righteousness Isaiah 55:1 "Come,all you whoare thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come,buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money andwithout cost.
  20. 20. Hungering for righteousness 2 Why spend money onwhat is not bread, and your labor onwhat does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me,and eat what is good,and your soul will delight in the richest offare."
  21. 21. "Shall be satisfied" Isaiah 59:17 He put onrighteousness as his breastplate, and the helmet of salvation on his head; he put on the garments of vengeance and wrapped himself in zeal as in a cloak.
  22. 22. Matthew 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things willbegiven to you as well. "Shall be satisfied"
  23. 23. Isaiah 32:17 The fruitof righteousness will be peace; the effectof righteousness will be quietness and confidenceforever. "Shall be satisfied"
  24. 24. Luke 6:25 Woe to you who are well fednow,for you will go hungry. Woe to you wholaugh now, for you willmournand weep. "Shall be satisfied"

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