By Greg Byman
What did Jesus mean when he said that his followers are blessed to be “poor in spirit”? Was this a call to give away everything and become materially poor? How can a Christ-follower be “spiritually” poor?
Today’s sermon is the first in a series called Game Changers, principles found in Jesus’ famous Sermon on the Mount in Matthew chapter 5, which when implemented in the Christ-follower’s life, produce game-changing results in one’s spiritual, emotional and even physical life. Pastor Greg Byman preached this sermon on September 24, 2017 at St. Joe Community Church, in Fort Wayne, Indiana where he serves as the senior pastor. For more information visit www.StJoeCommunityChurch.org.
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Well we are beginning a series of messages based on the Beatitudes, or the blessing passage.
if the Sermon on the Mount, which was a sermon that a…. Or, really, a teaching time that Jesus had with a crowd of people. if the Sermon on the Mount, or this particular passage of teachings of Jesus would be called the Constitution of the Christian lifestyle, of the Christian life, then these verses, and verses, really 3 through 12, would be the preamble. The beginning.
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