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Beatitudes for the Ordinary Everyday

A reading by Gerald Pauls and Justin Majeau on February 2, 2020, called “Beatitudes for the Ordinary Everyday.” It is an excerpt of a sermon by Michael Pahl previously preached on November 27, 2017; that full sermon is available here. … Continue reading

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Beatitudes for the Ordinary Everyday

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from November 26, 2017, paraphrasing Jesus’ Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, the Beatitudes for the Ordinary Everyday: Blessed are you who are last in the race … Continue reading

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Blessed are those Persecuted for Righteousness

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from November 19, 2017, reflecting on the eighth Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, summarizing some thoughts on the Beatitudes and suggesting what Jesus meant by … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from November 12, 2017, reflecting on the seventh Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, exploring the “peacemaking” Jesus calls us to: As Christians we know the … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Pure in Heart

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 29, 2017, reflecting on the sixth Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, looking at what Jesus meant by “purity in heart”: Into this world … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Merciful

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 22, 2017, reflecting on the fifth Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, looking at what it means to “be merciful”: Luke’s version of the … Continue reading

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Blessed are Those Who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 15, 2017, reflecting on the fourth Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, looking at what Jesus meant by “righteousness”: “Righteousness” is not a regular, … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Meek

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 8, 2017, reflecting on the third Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, from the conclusion: “Blessed are the meek,” Jesus says, “for they will … Continue reading

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Blessed are Those Who Mourn

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from October 1, 2017, reflecting on the second Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt: How do we hear these words of Jesus? “Blessed are those who … Continue reading

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Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Here’s the full audio of Pastor Michael’s sermon from September 17, 2017, reflecting on the first Beatitude in the Sermon on the Mount: And here’s a written excerpt, looking at what Jesus meant by being “blessed”: When Jesus talks in … Continue reading

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