October 30, 2022
Introduction- Today we are looking at the first of The Beatitudes that Jesus talks about in the Sermon on the Mount. And why it’s the first one.
Matthew 5:3 NIV Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 5:3 NLT God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.
We have something in us that only Jesus can fill
Acts 17:27 NIV God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us.
Once you apply this beatitude. It opens a door to the Kingdom of God.
Matthew 6:33 ESV But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you. CONCLUSION: Applying the be beatitudes will bring change. To become more like Jesus