June 18, 2023

The King’s Nine Step Program to True Happiness, Step Two

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Matthew: The King and His Glory Category: Matthew Scripture: Matthew 5:3–11


In the His introduction to His Sermon on the Mount (Matt 5-7), the King’s Manifesto for His Kingdom, King Jesus reveals nine steps to your purpose and ultimate blessing in this life and beyond:

  • Step One: You Must Possess True Poverty (Matt 5:3)
  • Step Two: You Must Persevere in Learning What Offends God (Matt 5:4)
  • Step Three: You Must Pursue Lowliness (Matt 5:5)
  • Step Four: You Must Pursue Righteousness (Matt 5:6)
  • Step Five: You Must Prefer Mercy (Matt 5:7)‌
  • Step Six: You Must Pursue Inward Purity (Matt 5:8)‌
  • Step Seven: You Must Pursue Peace (Be a Peacemaker) (Matt 5:9)
  • Step Eight: You Must Patiently Endure Persecution for Righteousness’ Sake (Matt 5:10)
  • Step Nine: You Must Patiently Endure Libel (Matt 5:11)


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