The Beatitudes Sermons

On-Demand Sermons/The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes – An IntroductionApril 2 2016
april-2-2016

Pastor Johns challenges us to accept that the things we think stand between us and the blessings found in living the Beatitudes are themselves blessings.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be GenerousApril 9 2016
april-9-2016

Blessed are the “poor in Spirit?” What a way for Christ to start His first full public address. Pastor Johns unpacks the oxymoron of being blessed while being poor.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be a ComforterApril 16 2016
april-16-2016

There are plenty of things and people in life to criticize, and it’s often very easy for us to do so. In this sermon, Pastor Johns admonishes us to comfort others with the grace we ourselves look for when we’ve stumbled..

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be HumbleApril 23 2016
april-23-2016

When you look at the world around us, it doesn’t look as though humble people are making any waves. Pastor C. Maurice Johnson shares three important things we can learn from humility.

C. MAURICE JOHNSON

Be RighteousApril 30 2016
april-30-2016

Which is more powerful – hunger or thirst? Pastor Johns explains the difference and how doing one over the other is at the very “heart” of our quest for righteousness.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be MercifulMay 7 2016
may-7-2016

We cannot extend what we have not received. Pastor Johns outlines the enormous blessing to be found, not only in receiving, but in extending mercy.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be PureMay 14 2016
may-14-2016

The pure in heart see something. However, before we get excited about the who or what we see, Pastor Johns addresses the role purity plays in how and why we see.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be a PeacemakerMay 21 2016
may-21-2016

“I thought Christ came not to send peace, but a sword?” So shouldn’t we be selling our garments to buy swords? In this sermon, Pastor Johns compares and contrasts the world’s peace and Christ’s peace.
MARQUIS D. JOHNS

Be Kingdom-MindedMay 28 2016
may-28-2016

God promises to keep the person whose mind is stayed on Him in perfect peace. Pastor Johns assures us that “suffering for righteousness sake” puts us in good company.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

RejoiceJune 11 2016
june-11-2016

We made it to the top of the ladder of light. In this service, we celebrate this accomplishment and bask in these eight congratulatory statements.

MARQUIS D. JOHNS

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