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Introduction to the Beatitudes

Matthew 5:1-12

by Mason French


  • Introduction
    • 1. Pentecost Pointers
    • 2. Jesus was greatest Rabbi that ever lived
    • 3. Character that is required to get to Heaven
  • I. BLESSED
    • A. Happy Inside
  • II. POOR IN SPIRIT
    • A. Because Recognized Themselves as Sinners
      • 1. Because under law and condemned by God
    • B. Humble Spirit
      • 1. Realized need God
    • C. Will be Rich in Spirit
    • D. Began on Day of Pentecost
  • III. MEEK
    • A. Has Emotions in Control
    • B. Determined to Follow Christ
    • C. Will Inherit the Earth
      • 1. When start reigning with Christ
      • 2. New Heaven and new earth
      • 3. Will rule like meant before The Fall
      • 4. A restoration (Romans 3)
  • IV. MOURNING
    • A. Because Separted from God
    • B. Own Funeral
    • C. World is Also Dead to God
    • D. Given Comfort
    • E. Repent and Be Baptized
  • V. HUNGER AND THIRST FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS
    • A. Will Be Satisfied
    • B. God Will Make You Righteous (Romans 1:16-17)
      • 1. Righteousness = stand right with God
      • 2. Completely forgiven because Christ paid for you
      • 3. Upright, innocent
  • VI. MERCIFUL
    • A. Bringing Others to Christ Is Greatest Mercy
  • VII. PURE IN HEART
    • A. Shall See God
    • B. Receptive to God's Word
    • C. Letting Pure Word In
  • VIII. PEACEMAKERS
    • A. Called the Sons of God
    • B. Teaching Others to Be at Peace With God
    • C. No Peace Without Christ
  • IX. PERSECUTED FOR RIGHTEOUSNESS
    • A. Theirs Is Kingdom of Heaven
    • B. Christians Make Others Uncomfortable
      • 1. We show the light
      • 2. The light exposes sin
      • 3. Some love darkness and hate the light
  • X. BLESSED WHEN INSULTED BECAUSE OF CHRIST
    • A. Rejoice, Great Is Your Reward in Heaven
    • B. Like Prophets and Apostles
  • Conclusion
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