Blessed are The Meek, for They Shall Inherit the Earth.

February 26th, 2018

“Blessed are the Meek, for they shall inherit the earth.”

 February 25,2018

 

The meaning of meekness was ___________ or _________

 

meekness: the ________________ between a hot headed temper that was rooted in anger, and a spineless indifference to the injustice that occurred in the world.

 

used of the man who did not give ______, _______ answers to others -- one who did not demand his _______________!

 

It was the word that was used of an animal that had once been wild, but now was ________ and _______.

  

 a “soothing _______________ that brought healing to the body”.

 

Brokenness focuses on _______________________

 

Meekness focuses on ________________________

 

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Meekness is a gentleness and a mildness, and a subdued character, but it is not _______________. 

 

IT IS POWER UNDER _________________...

 

it is a byproduct of self-emptying... of self-humiliation, of brokenness before God.

 

As with so many of the virtues of the Christian life, meekness is a word of ________________.

 

This is not a natural reaction, it is supernatural...therefore it is not surprising that meekness is a part of the _______________.

 

The result of meekness:

 

first, they are “blessed”...that word Makarios... it is the experience of a  deep abiding, true joy... based on an eternal ___________________________!!!!

 

Second, “The meek shall inherit the earth”...

The word that is used her in the Greek means “to receive an _________________”....

Because we belong to Christ, our place in the kingdom is as _____________ as His.

Inherit is a future tense verb... we’re going to be there as a part of the kingdom... we are going to reign with Christ! (I Cor. 3:21-23) 

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Blessed are Those Who Mourn…2-18-18

February 19th, 2018

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

 

 February 18,2018

 

The word that Jesus used for “mourning” here (pentheo) is strongest, most severe of all nine Greek words used for grief in the Scriptures.

 

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Psalm 32:1-2
1   How blessed is he whose transgression is forgiven, Whose sin is covered!
2  How blessed is the man to whom the LORD does not impute iniquity,…

 

Comforted is from Greek word parakaleō,   the same word that, as a noun, is rendered “Comforter”, or “Helper”.

 

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Romans 7:14-25

 

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The Benefits of Mourning:

 

Mourning protects a believer from __________.....

 

Mourning focuses a believer on the true ________ of comfort..... 

 

Mourning causes us to seek _______ for Christ.....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Guest Speaker Terry Baxter with GoServ Global 2/11/18

February 12th, 2018

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February 5th, 2018

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