September 3, 2023

The King’s Nine Step Program to True Happiness, Step 8

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Matthew: The King and His Glory Category: Beatitudes Scripture: Matthew 5:10


In 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:

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


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