The Persecuted

Click Here to listen to the message… It is no accident that Jesus moves from “Blessed are the peacemakers…” to “Blessed are those who are persecuted.” However hard we may try to make peace with some people, they refuse to live at peace with us. These are the standards of conduct in the beatitudes… Be … More The Persecuted

Pure in Heart…

Click Here to listen to the message… When Jesus says, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God”, He is challenging us to a deeper and more exacting kind of self-reflection. Some people weave such a web of lies that they can no longer tell what is real and what is make-believe. … More Pure in Heart…

The Merciful…

Click Here to listen to the message… In the 1st 4 beatitudes, Jesus laid out what our attitude is to be before God. Now, as we move into the 5th beatitude, He is laying out for us how we are to live in relationship with each other. “Blessed are the merciful…” raises the standard; the … More The Merciful…

Hunger & Thirst

Click Here to listen to the message… It is a really good thing Jesus didn’t say, “Blessed are those who EAT & DRINK of righteousness.” He said, “…those who HUNGER & THIRST…” That gives all of us hope! Listen in this week as we learn what biblical righteousness is and what Jesus meant when he … More Hunger & Thirst

The Meek…

Click Here to listen to the message… Many of us have a negative perception of the word, “Meek.” Too many people correlate the words “weak” and “meek.” However, there must be more to this word than we realize because Jesus said, “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” Jesus even described himself … More The Meek…

Poor in spirit

Click Here to listen to the message. Jesus began one of His most intimate messages, the essence of all His teachings, by saying, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.” He begins laying out this new lifestyle, this new way of life, with the root of all virtues. From … More Poor in spirit

New Creation…

Click Here to listen to the message. Our newest series, “New Creation…” builds upon our last series “A Long Obedience…” and last week’s baptism service. In Matthew 5:1-12, Jesus lays out a lifestyle/value system/ethic for those who choose to follow Him. In one of His most intimate teachings, Jesus shares His heart and the Truth … More New Creation…