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Blessing

Outline—Matthew 5:1–16

  1. Principles (vv. 1–10)
  2. Applications (vv. 11–16)

Related Scripture

  • Isaiah 61:1–3
  • Luke 4:18–19
  • Revelation 3:14–21
  • Philippians 2
  • Hebrews 10:34
  • Ephesians 2:14–18

Other References

  • Hendrickson’s Commentary on Matthew

Take Home Points

  • Give approval to the Lord so that he may give approval to your life.

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Outline—Matthew 5:1–16

  1. Principles (vv. 1–10)
  2. Applications (vv. 11–16)

Related Scripture

  • Luke
  • Matthew 24 and 25

The sermon on the mount is

  • a prescription for those who will participate in the Millennial Kingdom
  • a legal description of those who are God’s people
  • a Mosaic description (fulfillment of the 10 Commandments)
  • a moral and spiritual prescription for all saints

The sermon on the mount is not

  • a new code
  • unique to the Church Age

Take Home Points

  • The beattitudes map the path of a maturing believer.
  • Where are you in your spiritual growth?

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Saving Truth

Outline—Psalm 32

  1. Consequences of sin (vv. 1–6)
  2. Blessedness of being saved (vv. 7–11)

Related Scripture

  • Romans 4:5–8
  • Revelation 14

Take Home Points

  • Your request for forgiveness must be true repentance, not just fear of consequences.
  • God expects no less than blamelessness from believers.
  • Don’t presume the grace of God by putting off confession—you can go to God any time, day or night.
  • Conviction, contrition, confession, forgiveness, and openness to God’s wisdom are all found in Psalm 32.

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Outline—Joshua 8:30–35

  1. Preparation (vv. 30–31a)
  2. Prelude (vv. 31b–33)
  3. Promises (vv. 34–35)

Take Home Points

  • The Lord Jesus Christ on the cross of Calvary became cursed for us, so that we might be blessed. (Gal. 3:13)
  • Remember the principle of cursing for disobedience & blessing for obedience.
  • Commit to a pause in your life to assess your obedience to God, & worship Him in submission to His will.

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Seven “blessed” passages in Revelation:

  • Blessed are those who are people of The Book. (Revelation 1:3)
  • Blessed are those who are steadfast in service. (Revelation 14:12–13)
  • Blessed are those who are prepared. (Revelation 16:15)
  • Blessed are those who are included. (Revelation 19:6–9)
  • Blessed are those who have a part in the first resurrection. (Revelation 20:4–6)
  • Blessed are those who keep the words of prophesy of this book. (Revelation 22:6–7)
  • Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life and enter into the gates of the city. (Revelation 22:12–14)

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