A Truly Blessed Life

Who doesn’t want to be blessed? Who doesn’t want to have a life full of blessing? In Jesus’ public Sermon recorded in Luke 6, Jesus tells us what kind of person is truly blessed. “Blessed are you poor, For yours is the kingdom of God.21 Blessed are you who hunger now, For you shall be filled. Blessed are you who weep now, For […]

Understanding the Sermon on the Mount

I am currently teaching through the Sermon on the Mount.  The lessons are being uploaded weekly at the Bethel Grace Baptist Church website.   I am using Martyn Lloyd Jones’ book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, if you would like to follow along.  Some of the topics we will be covering include… Matt 5:1-4 – Introduction […]

Blessed Are They That Mourn – A.W. Pink

“Blessed are they that mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Mourning is hateful and irksome to poor human nature. From suffering and sadness our spirits instinctively shrink. By nature we seek the society of the cheerful and joyous. Our text presents an anomaly to the unregenerate, yet it is sweet music to the […]

The Cross and the Healing of our Hurts

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Matt. 5:4 Many people use this verse to speak about life’s tragedies, and when we mourn over these things we will be comforted. But the greatest thing we have to mourn over is our sin, and if Christ can comfort us in this tragedy, then […]

On Being Poor in Spirit

Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the kingdom of God. Matt. 5:3 What does it mean to be “poor in spirit”? In Matt. 13:44 Jesus tells this parable, “The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid; and from joy over it he […]