The Reward of Purity

September 26, 2021 Pastor: Bill Thompson Series: Life in God's Kingdom

Passage: Matthew 5:1–5:16

TEXT: Matthew 5:8

SERIES: Life in God’s Kingdom

 

Introduction

  

“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.

 

 

  1. It’s All About the Heart.

 

 

1 Samuel 16:7b

Matthew 15:18-19

 

 

  1. Two Kinds of Purity.

 

  1. ______________ purity.

    2. _____________ purity

 

 

 

III. The Reward of Seeing God.

 

  1. _______________ with God on earth.

  

  1. _______________ by His grace and mercy.

 

  

Conclusion

  

The only one who can make us into a holy person is _______________.

 

  

Application Questions

  

  1. When is it difficult for you to live out in your actions what you believe in your heart? Why?
  2. What is the connection do you see between being “pure in heart” and being pure in outward behavior?
  3. Put in your own words the reward of seeing God.
  4. 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?

 

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