Galatians 1:1-6:18

Galatians: An Overview

Galatians Chapter 1:1-10

Paul, an apostle—not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised Him from the dead—and all the brethren who are with me, to the churches of Galatia: grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

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Galatians 1:1-6:18

Matthew 5:13-16

Beatitudes: Salt and Light

Matthew Chapter 5:11-16 tells us, "Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp … Continue reading...

Matthew 5:13-16

Matthew 5:10-12

Beatitudes: Persecution

TRANSCRIPT:

Matthew Chapter 5, I'd like us to read verse 1 through to verse 12.

"And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain. And when He was seated, His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, fo… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:10-12

Matthew 5:9

Beatitudes: Peacemakers

TRANSCRIPT:

Matthew 5:1-12 reads, "And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in hear… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:9

Matthew 5:8

Beatitudes: Pure in Heart

TRANSCRIPT:

Matthew 5:1-12 reads, "And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in hear… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:8

Matthew 12:1-14

The Sabbath

This morning I'd like to speak to you on a longstanding issue that has fueled controversy for thousands of years. It's a teaching that has been misconstrued and misinterpreted. It's a teaching that has led to the formation of many denominations and it has brought about denominational pride, it has brought about ugly debates. But I'm not here today to settle a debate. I doubt that a lay preacher from Gregory Hills can solve the puzzle of the Sabbath that has been running around for the past 2000 years. So my aim is not to settle the debate bu… Continue reading...

Matthew 12:1-14

Matthew 5:7

Beatitudes: Mercy

TRANSCRIPT:

Matthew 5:1-2 tells us, "And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying..." And what follows is the profound opening of the Sermon on the Mount, where our Lord Jesus Christ expounds upon the Beatitudes, those beautiful attitudes that should be present in the life of every believer.

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Bless… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:7

Matthew 5:6

Beatitudes: Pursuing Righteousness

TRANSCRIPT:

Gospel of Matthew Chapter 5, I'd like us to read together this morning from verse 1 through to verse 12. Hopefully, reading this week to week will cause you to memorize it, but we'll continue to do that so that we can meditate upon God's Word. Matthew chapter 5, beginning at verse number 1:

"And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Bless… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:6

Matthew 5:5

Beatitudes: Meekness

Let us read together from the Gospel according to Matthew, chapter 5, verses 1 through 12. "And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: 'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for the… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:5

Matthew 5:4

Beatitudes: Mourning

TRANSCRIPT:

Matthew 5:1-12 reads as follows:

Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted for ri… Continue reading...

Matthew 5:4