Monthly Archives: July 2013

100% Jesus – 20

Why Beatitudes? We are ready now to move forward with our study of the Beatitudes.  Our goal is to grasp Jesus’ kingdom vision of the people we should be, that we might live organically or naturally.  When we do this … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 19

The Sermon’s Key Points It is difficult to summarize the Sermon on the Mount in short form, since it can be viewed from so many different perspectives.  But if we focus on one subject, the disciple, it is possible to be a little … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 18

The Sermon on the Mount Jesus’ earthly ministry began with His baptism by John, a forty day fast and temptation in a wilderness, and the calling of His closest disciples.  He travelled throughout Galilee, teaching in synagogues, preaching on the kingdom … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 17

The Beatitudes teach this joy.  We return to them throughout our lives and each time they broaden our understanding of what it means to be blessed by a loving Savior.  They are like filters through which we strain our souls, … Continue reading

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100% Jesus – 16

Kingdom joy was an infectious trait in the first church.  The message of the cross brought transforming power, but the irresistible qualities of its adherents set the stage for its proclamation.  Luke describes this dynamic when he writes, “All the … Continue reading

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