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 Those Who Mourn

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Nobody likes mourning, because of what is required for us to feel those emotions. What causes mourning, and why would Jesus say those who experience it are blessed?

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(Preaching through the Beatitudes. This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on January 15, 2017.)

The Blessing of Adoption

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Adoption is a wonderful thing. It takes a great deal of love and dedication to adopt, and can be a wonderful blessing to the adopted children. It is perhaps no surprise then, that our relationship with God should be compared with adoption. How and why are we adopted by God, and what does that mean for us?

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(This sermon was preached at the Dewey Church of Christ on February 14, 2016.)