The Beatitudes – Part 5

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…) We are poor in spirit because we understand our total helplessness and dependence on God rescuing us. We mourn because we begin to understand the true nature of sin, it destruction and our potential for...

The Beatitudes – Part 4

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…)Blessed are those who practice Holy Spirit self-control. We live in country and a time that is out of control. Pursuit of personal short-term pleasure and personal gain is the rule. If you think it, say it....

The Beatitudes – Part 3

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…)Truly happy. Jesus Himself said it is possible.So far we have learned that to begin the transformation into Godly happiness, you must first recognize your need for God and your total helplessness and...

The Beatitudes – Part 2

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…)Matthew 5:3 Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.“Poor in spirit” is humility; true humility that is produced from a correct...

The Beatitudes – Part 1

(Click here to search for all the posts in this series…)Can a Christian experience TRUE happiness? Or is the Christian to be consigned to a life of vacillation, meandering in the depths of guilt and frustration, occasionally rising to highs of joy and sporadic...