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Deny the World.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.

BEATITUDES – MATTHEW 5 – AN INTRODUCTION

Throughout biblical history, this concept of blessedness was closely linked to the vision of God. What was referred to as a benediction in the Old Testament was sometimes called a “beatitude” in the New Testament. In this booklet, we are going to look at a famous and beloved portion of the New Testament that speaks about what it means to be blessed. This passage is known as the Beatitudes. It is part of the great sermon preached by Jesus Christ known as the Sermon on the Mount, and it is found in Matthew 5.

The Indignity of Giving Thanks

Not only does this inability to express gratitude without our own autonomy stealing the show sometimes rob of us of the joy of affirming the contribution of others to our wellbeing, it also shrivels up our desire to worship God.

WORSHIP BY HIS WORD AND COMMANDS

Effect of sin in the heart of man, makes them think that there is still something within them inclined to seek the Lord, but the painful truth is that our hearts skew o only seeking worship for our glory. This is true in every area of life, including (and perhaps significantly) worship.