LIFE Part 2 “The Blessed LIFE”

his Weeks Sermon Notes;

The Blessed LIFE

The words of Jesus are often difficult to __________________.



Perhaps the Sermon on the Mount is a fuller explanation of the ______________ and the _____________, Jesus Christ.



In many ways the Sermon on the Mount is ___________________, but the call to live life this way is still _______________.


Matthew 5:1-12

Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount

5 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them.

The Beatitudes

He said:

“Blessed are the poor in spirit,     for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn,     for they will be comforted. Blessed are the meek,     for they will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,     for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful,     for they will be shown mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart,     for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers,     for they will be called children of God. 10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,     for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


Big Idea:  God’s ________________ is available to ___________ who have a ____________ that only ____________ can fill.





Don’t we all want to be ____________________?


Genuine blessing comes __________ way by ___________ way.





God is an equal opportunity blessing __________________.


The religious teaching in Jewish theology was very ____________________.


Everyone is __________________ for God’s blessing.



What words do you associate with the word ________________?


In Jewish theology of the 1st century, blessing was associated with words like ______________, _______________, and/or ___________________.


The word “blessed” is ________________ used with words like “wealthy”, “strong” or “beautiful”.


Blessing from God is _____________________ to those who are in need.


If your goal in life is to be self-sufficient or wealthy or healthy then you will miss out on much of God’s _____________________.





A common thread with all the listed blessings is that they are blessings that ____________ God can provide.


We evaluate blessing in _______________, earthly ways.  God evaluates blessing in ______________, heavenly ways.



God will orchestrate your life to offer great ________________.



Will you allow Him to ______________ you through your life?