The Reward of Purity
Passage: Matthew 5:1–16
TEXT: Matthew 5:8
SERIES: Life in God’s Kingdom
“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”
Point of the Passage: Life in God’s kingdom is characterized by a _______________ devoted to holiness which brings great blessing.
- It’s All About the Heart.
1 Samuel 16:7b
- Two Kinds of Purity.
- ______________ purity.
2. _____________ purity
III. The Reward of Seeing God.
- _______________ with God on earth.
- _______________ by His grace and mercy.
The only one who can make us into a holy person is _______________.
- When is it difficult for you to live out in your actions what you believe in your heart? Why?
- What is the connection do you see between being “pure in heart” and being pure in outward behavior?
- Put in your own words the reward of seeing God.
- Consider ways in which you would like your life to be purer, that is, more single-minded and sincere. What would it take to make it happen?