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Cultivating Foundations that Cannot be ShakenSermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes and the Gospel of the KingdomMatthew 5:1-12: 

Cultivating Foundations that Cannot be Shaken Sermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes and the Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The Sermon on the Mount: Core Values of the Kingdom

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The Sermon on the Mount: Core Values of the Kingdom The 'constitution of God’s Kingdom'

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The Sermon on the Mount: Core Values of the Kingdom The 'constitution of God’s Kingdom' 'Core Realities'

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Two Observations:

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Two Observations: The Sermon on the Mount is a state-ment of the life we will live when the Holy Spirit is having His way with us.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Two Observations: The Sermon on the Mount is a state-ment of the life we will live when the Holy Spirit is having His way with us. There is a difference between devotion to principle and devotion to a person.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Discipleship is based not on devotion to abstract ideals, but on devotion to a person, the Lord Jesus Christ.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The Structure of Matthew 4:23

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The Structure of Matthew 4:23 Summary statement of Jesus’ earthly ministry - restated we could say that Jesus made it his ministry to preach the coming of the kingdom, teach the way of the kingdom, and demonstrate the purpose and power of the kingdom by healing the sick.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The Structure of Matthew 4:23 The Lord, who teaches the Sermon on the Mount, is the same Lord who calls us to follow Him through life and depend upon His power.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The word 'blessed' [Greek] makarios - to be fully satisfied.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 The word 'blessed' [Greek] makarios - to be fully satisfied. William Barclay writes: ' . . . it describes that which has its secret within itself, that joy which is serene and untouchable, and self contained, that joy which is completely independent of all the chances and changes of life.'

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 'Makarios differs from 'happy' because happy describes a person who has good luck, a blessed person is one whom God makes fully satisfied, not because of favorable circumstances, but because He indwells the believer through Christ.' (Word Study - Zodhiates)

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Mike Bickle writes: 'These 8 flowers need to be carefully cultivated as we ‘weed our garden’ by resisting the negative influences related to our natural lust (5:21-48) and as we ‘water our garden’ by pursuing the positive nutrients (prayer, fasting, giving, serving 6:1-18) that position us to receive a greater impartation of grace.'

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Two implications:

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Two implications: The six promises are kingdom blessings that you can count on . . . when you are part of God’s kingdom.

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 Two implications: The six promises are kingdom blessings that you can count on . . . when you are part of God’s kingdom. The kingdom of heaven is present with the disciple now!

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 So the beatitudes are words: Of celebration for disciples Of invitation for the crowds Of transformation

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The Beatitudes andamp; The Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12 So the beatitudes are words: Of celebration for disciples Of invitation for the crowds Of transformation What are they to you?

Cultivating Foundations that Cannot be ShakenSermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes and the Gospel of the KingdomMatthew 5:1-12: 

Cultivating Foundations that Cannot be Shaken Sermon on the Mount: The Beatitudes and the Gospel of the Kingdom Matthew 5:1-12

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