Blessed are the Meek

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Meekness is an oft-misunderstood concept. What exactly does it mean to be meek, and why does Jesus consider it a quality worth having?

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(Preaching through the Beatitudes. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on January 22, 2017.)

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Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

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We begin our look at the Beatitudes (why are they called that?) with the poor in spirit. What does it mean to be “poor in spirit”? Why does Jesus seem to think that people in unfortunate circumstances are the ones who are better off?

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(Preaching through the Beatitudes. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on January 8, 2016.)