Sermons from September 2021

SOTM: Hunger for Righteousness

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Matthew 5:6 PROBLEM “You can’t eat that; you will spoil your appetite.” Well, isn’t that the whole point of eating—to get rid of my hunger? You will spoil your appetite. What a curious phrase. The big question is, what are you hungry for? That’s what matters We all want both/and. Your appetites reveal whether you’re on a trajectory of life or death. The Picture of Dorian…

Interview With Spanish Pastor Mary Santiago

Interview With Spanish Pastor Mary Santiago This is part of the missionary enlightenment project. Playlist here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… Website here: https://thepoint.church/sermon-topic/… Mary’s Email: mary@thepoint.church

SOTM: The Meek

INTRO There are 2 ways of understanding the beatitudes Lord, help me to cultivate a willingness to be… This is how God works.  Luke 17:20 observed, here, there, midst PROBLEM Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.  Meek gentle humble Survival of the fittest. Early bird gets the worm. The only thing the meek get is left behind. Fretting is what we do when our plans don’t seem to be working out.  we begin to…

SOTM: Those Who Mourn

Beatitudes – Divine Joy and Perfect Happiness.  Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 1. Mourning the Losses You’ve kept track of my every toss and turn through the sleepless nights, each tear entered in your ledger, each ache written in your book. Psalm 56:8 2. Mourning Our Sinfulness “Let there be tears for what you have done. Let there be sorrow and deep grief. Let there be sadness instead of laughter, and gloom instead of joy.”James…

SOTM:Poor In Spirit

PROBLEM One of the problems with growing up is that we learn to hide. For some reason when we get older, we are no longer comfortable letting the truth be known. When we were little, it didn’t matter. If we were afraid we’d quickly say I’m scared and we’d take the hand of our mom or dad or older brother or sister, because we were scared. But as we get older, we become reluctant. And we turn from that kind…