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His Very First Teaching

His Very First Teaching:

Matthew 5:1-12
5.3 Humility before men and God
Blessed are the humble
We realize our spiritual bankruptcy before God and we are blessed by that
5.4 Blessed are those who mourn for they will be comforted.
Psalm 31:7&9
Jeremiah 31:13
We mourn when we sin and we are comforted
You'll realize Jesus' grace for you
5:5
Meek is not weak. Meek is a gentle spirit.
Those who inherit the earth are gentle not the brash.
It's about the person who takes the knowledge power and strength within them and puts it to the bridle where God takes the reigns.
5.6
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
Phil 3:9
5.7 Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy.
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us.
Ephesians 4:32-just as in Christ, God forgave you.
1. God has forgiven me
2. Resentment will kill me.
3. Because I'll sin again in the future.
5.8 Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God.
Psalm 24:3-4
5.9 Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called sons of God.
John 14:27
5.10-12
Persecution
God's word is honest about what else you'll find. This blessing is a consequence of the other 7.
Matthew 10:22
If we suffer because we are living like Christ, Jesus says we should rejoice because great is our reward in Heaven.

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