Citizenship
Citizenship in the

Kingdom of God
“Repent, for
the Kingdom
of Heaven has
come near.”
Matt. 3:2
The Beatitudes

Matthew 5

“The beatitudes are not talking
about eight different kinds of
people. Rather, these are eight
...
The Beatitudes:

Crossing into the Kingdom

Blessed are the Meek
Blessed are those who Mourn
Blessed are the Poor in Spiri...
The Beatitudes:

Crossing into the Kingdom
4. “Blessed
are those who
hunger and
thirst for
righteousness,
for they will
be...
Hunger and Thirst for

Righteousness

dikaiosune

= “approved”

“There is none righteous, no not one.”

Rom. 3:10
Hunger and Thirst for

Righteousness

dikaiosune

= “an outside
righteousness,
not one of our
own making.”

“Unless your r...
Crossing Over
“The heart the gospel is that if you
want to enter the Kingdom, then you
have to admit that you don’t have a...
Paul’s Righteousness
Philippians 3

“For his sake I have suffered the loss of
all things, and I regard them as
rubbish, in...
The Beatitudes:

Welcome to the Kingdom
Poor
Meek

Mourn
Righteous
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Blessed sermon slides week 2

  1. 1. Citizenship
  2. 2. Citizenship in the Kingdom of God “Repent, for the Kingdom of Heaven has come near.” Matt. 3:2
  3. 3. The Beatitudes Matthew 5 “The beatitudes are not talking about eight different kinds of people. Rather, these are eight qualities and characteristics of ONE type of people: people who enter the Kingdom of God.”
  4. 4. The Beatitudes: Crossing into the Kingdom Blessed are the Meek Blessed are those who Mourn Blessed are the Poor in Spirit
  5. 5. The Beatitudes: Crossing into the Kingdom 4. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” Matt. 5:6
  6. 6. Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness dikaiosune = “approved” “There is none righteous, no not one.” Rom. 3:10
  7. 7. Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness dikaiosune = “an outside righteousness, not one of our own making.” “Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:20
  8. 8. Crossing Over “The heart the gospel is that if you want to enter the Kingdom, then you have to admit that you don’t have a righteousness of your own, but that God alone can give you his righteousness, And when you ask for that, you enter the Kingdom of God.” Tim Keller
  9. 9. Paul’s Righteousness Philippians 3 “For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things, and I regard them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but one that comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God based on faith.”
  10. 10. The Beatitudes: Welcome to the Kingdom Poor Meek Mourn Righteous

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