Sermon On The Mount - Part 3!
Pastor Jerry Ghirardo
March 15th, 2020
Matthew 5:7-9
Verse of the Week
9 “Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God.”
~ Matthew 5:9

1) Matthew 5:7 – “Blessed are the MERCIFUL for  they will be shown MERCY.” 

  • Luke 6:36 – “Be merciful just as your Father is merciful.”
  • Micah 6:8 – “And what does the Lord require of you?  To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.”
  • Matthew 6:12 – “And forgive us our debts, as we have also forgiven our debtors.”
  • Matthew 6:14-15 – “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive others their sin, your Father will not forgive your sins.”

2) Matthew 5:8 – “Blessed are the PURE IN HEART for they will SEE GOD.” 

  • 1 Timothy 1:5 – “The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart.”
  • Psalm 24:3-4 – “Who may ascend the mountain of the Lord? Who may stand in his holy place?  The one who has clean hands and a pure heart…”
  • 2 Peter 3:14 – “So then, dear friends, since you are looking forward to this, make every effort to be found spotless, blameless and at peace with him.”

3) Matthew 5:9 – “Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS for they will be called the CHILDREN OF GOD.”

  • Hebrews 12:14 – “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”
  • Romans 14:19 – “Let us therefore make every effort to do what leads to peace and to mutual edification.”
  • Proverbs 12:20 – “Deceit is in the hearts of those who plot evil, but those who promote peace have joy.”
  • Luke 20:36 – “…They are God’s children, since they are children of the resurrection.”      

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