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Psalm 16 The Hidden Root of Hope

Worksheet for Psalm 16 1. The Psalms while they tell of an author’s personal experience also connect to the human experience of ourselves and the human experience of? 2. When the book of Psalms written over the span of a 1000 years, was put into its final form, the last editors added what to some of the Psalms? And why? 3. What…

Shinning Light On Being Salty!

Sermon Guide – Matthew 5:1-16 – Shining Light on Being Salty If verses 5:1-12 list the ingredients of the Christian life, verses 13-16 show Jesus as what? List some examples pastor uses throughout the sermon on how the ancients felt about salt. What was different about the salt Israel would get from the dead sea, and the salt we have? In how…

Food We Should Hunger For

Sermon Worksheet – Matthew 5:1-8What’s a struggle we often fail to appreciate as modern American’s in the 4th beatitude? When someone is truly hungry, what becomes their singular aim and desire? Likewise what kind of hunger does Jesus want His blessed followers to be hungry for? Pastor mentioned some bad hungers? According to scripture, who had some? What are some of the things that we…

What blessings look like. (Matthew 5:1-5)

Sermon Guide Matthew 5:1-5 Who were some of the people mentioned of recent history influenced by the Sermon of the Mount? Pastor does consider the beatitudes law or wisdom? Does Pastor consider them harder to keep, or easier to keep than the 10 commandments? Who was an example of the blessed citizen according to the American/worldly standards? What qualities are found in…

Outposts, Nets, & Mountaintops (Matthew 4:12-5:2)

Sermon Guide for Matthew 4:12-5:2 Last week we finished with comparing Jesus and Moses, yet what two similarities are found in todays text? Why was John the Baptist arrested at the start of our text? What’s another reason (beyond John being arrested) that has Jesus leave Nazareth? (Found in Luke’s gospel) What did the term gentile mean during the time of Jesus?…