Life, Light, and The Lord

  • December 24, 2017
  • BY Eric Morse
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As we prepare our hearts to celebrate the birth of the Light of the World, what does it mean for us to be lights in our world? Matthew 5:14-16

Salty Saints

  • December 12, 2017
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What does it mean to be a salty Christian? In this sermon, we learn how to improve our gospel witness using salt as a model. Salt has four qualities related to the Christian witness: salt preserves, salt creates thirst, salt heals, and salt needs to stay salty. We need to ask ourselves: will we permeate … [Read More…] Salty Saints

Blessed Are The Persecuted

  • December 5, 2017
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How can we find encouragement in modern day persecution? While severe persecution occurs around the world, its important to remember that some Christians face persecution because they are not representing Christ well. The key focus of this passage is on persecution due to righteousness. Scripture promises that we’ll find joy in persecution that arises from … [Read More…] Blessed Are The Persecuted

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

  • November 27, 2017
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In this passage, we learn that sons and daughters of God inherit the peacemaking character of the Son of God. We are all, men and women, children of God because we resemble the Son of God. Through Christ in us, we become agents of reconciliation by sharing the gospel and loving others of all backgrounds. … [Read More…] Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Blessed Are The Pure In Heart

  • November 20, 2017
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Why does purity allow us to see God more clearly? Purity shows that our hearts are aligned with God’s heart. It’s an indicator of righteousness gained by grace through faith in Jesus Christ, and has no correlation to outward appearance. In fact, Jesus warns that religious people whose hearts are not aligned with God are … [Read More…] Blessed Are The Pure In Heart

Blessed Are The Merciful

  • November 16, 2017
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Mercy was as radical in Jesus’ day as it is in ours today. Fundamentally, mercy is compassion in action. Its a concept that permeates the Bible and typifies Jesus’ righteousness. Jesus calls us not to give people rules and religion, but to give them mercy. Matthew 5:7

Blessed Are The Hungry And Thirsty

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The Beatitudes teach us that if we live in the upside down reality of the Kingdom, we will spiritually flourish. Why is it important for us to hunger and thirst for righteousness? This passage teaches us how to understand righteousness, to experience longing, and to know true satisfaction. God doesn’t let those who yearn for … [Read More…] Blessed Are The Hungry And Thirsty

What Is Meek?

  • October 24, 2017
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Meekness is often misunderstood. The Bible describes meekness not as weakness but as strength submitted to Jesus. In this passage, we learn a new way of life and a new way of living. As we humble ourselves under Christ’s authority, we also can look to Him as the ultimate example of how to live meekly. … [Read More…] What Is Meek?

Upside-Down Kingdom

  • October 17, 2017
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Most people, no matter their background, agree that Jesus was one of the greatest teacher of all time. And many of his greatest teachings occurred during the Sermon on the Mount, where he turned traditional religious philosophy upside-down. In this sermon, we learn that it’s not about how spiritually strong we think we are; it’s … [Read More…] Upside-Down Kingdom

The Gospel Goes Viral

  • October 9, 2017
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There is a temptation in Christianity to be consumers of spiritual things rather than producers of spiritual fruit. How can we guard against being spiritually ineffective in our evangelism outreach to others? In this passage, we learn three keys to evangelism. The first key to evangelism is gospel proclamation; we need to remain excited about … [Read More…] The Gospel Goes Viral