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Posts from August 2016

On Christian Virtue Part 3

Going Broke: How to Become Spiritually Poor By Pastor Don Strand. Blessed are the poor is spirit for theirs is the kingdom of heaven is how Jesus began the most famous of all sermons, the Sermon on the Mount.  Last week, we learned that ‘poor in spirit’ is not an economic condition.  Instead, it is a recognition of our unworthiness before a…

On Christian Virtue Part 2

Blessed are the Poor in Spirit. By Pastor Don Strand. The heart of the message Jesus delivered to His disciples and a crowd of interested people, on a hill just west of the Sea of Galilee, is eight sayings, each of which He prefaced with “Blessed are…”.  Each of these eight beatitudes points to a way of living that results in the…