The Benefit of Mercy

September 19, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Life in God's Kingdom

Passage: Matthew 5:1–5:16

TEXT: Matthew 5:7

SERIES: Life in God’s Kingdom

 

Introduction

 

REVIEW:

 

  1. The Beatitudes are describing a person who is ______________ and is a citizen of God’s kingdom.

 

  1. The Beatitudes describe the ______________ of being a member of God’s kingdom.

 

  1. The Beatitudes have a logical ______________ of thought.

 

 

 

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.”

 

Point of the Passage: Life in God’s kingdom is characterized by _______________ based on mercy which brings great blessing.

 

 

  1. Two Misunderstandings about Mercy.

 

  1. _______________.

 

 

  1. _______________.

 

 

  1. Two Examples of Mercy.

 

  1. ______________.

 

Matthew 18:32-33

 

 

  1. _____________.

 

Luke 10:36-37

 

 

 

Conclusion

 

Application Questions

  

  1. Are you too concerned with “the letter of the law” and judgmental towards others? If so, why?
  2. How can your feelings propel you to action?
  3. When are you especially grateful for the mercy of God? Explain.
  4. Who is it that you need to forgive? Who is it that needs to receive mercy from you?

 

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