July 2, 2023

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

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Matthew: The King and His Glory Category: Beatitudes Scripture: Matthew 5:3–12


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


  • My Worth Is Not in What I Own
  • It Is Well with My Soul
  • My Soul Will Wait (Psalm 62)
  • How Long, O Lord, How Long? (Psalm 13)
  • Jesus, I My Cross Have Taken