September 10, 2023

The King’s Nine-Step Program to True Happiness, Last Steps

Speaker: Brandon Phillips Series: Matthew: The King and His Glory Category: Beatitudes Scripture: Matthew 5:10–12


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) [Review]
  7. Step Seven: Pursue Peace (Be a Peacemaker) (Matt 5:9) [Review]
  8. Step Eight: Patiently Endure Persecution for Righteousness’ Sake (Matt 5:10) [Review]
  9. Last Steps: Patiently Endure Persecution and Libel for Righteousness’ Sake (Matt 5:10-12)


  • Praise To The Lord, The Almighty
  • Solid Rock
  • It Is Well With My Soul
  • Jesus I My Cross Have Taken
  • Let Your Kingdom Come