The Fullness of Hunger

September 12, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Life in God's Kingdom

Passage: Matthew 5:1–5:16

TEXT: Matthew 5:6

SERIES: Life in God’s Kingdom

 

Introduction

 

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.”

 

Point of the Passage: Life in God’s kingdom is characterized by a _______________ for righteousness which brings great blessing.

 

 

 

  1. Hungering and Thirsting for What Will Not Satisfy.

 

Isaiah 55:2

Jeremiah 2:13

 

 

 

 

  1. Hungering and Thirsting for What Will Satisfy.

 

“righteousness” = to be right with God, His approval and acceptance

 

 

The problem:

 

Romans 3:10

 

 

The solution:

 

Romans 1:17

 

 

 

Conclusion

 

 

Application Questions

 

  1. Do you hunger for worldly pleasure and worldly recognition? Did it satisfy?
  2. Are you spiritually complacent and act like you’ve arrived spiritually? Why?
  3. How do the hunger and thirst for righteousness resemble physical hunger and thirst?
  4. in what areas of your character do you long to be more righteous?

 

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