10/16/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Matthew 5:1-8 The religious leaders of Jesus’ day felt they had perfected “purity” of BEHAVIOR. Jesus makes it known that God’s higher concern is “purity” of HEART.
9/11/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Matthew 5:1-6 What does it mean to hunger and thirst for righteousness, for what is right and just before God? And what is the promise that awaits those with this heart?
8/7/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Matthew 5:4 Jesus continues God’s assault on everything His hearers had been taught and assured of. After 400 years of silence, what burst forth from God’s heart was “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
7/31/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Matthew 5:1-3 After 400 years of silence, what did God have to say? What mattered to Him? What was his message for His people? “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them.”
7/17/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo John 21:24,25; 20:30,31; 13:34,35 John’s gospel, written 30+ years after the Synoptics, contains 90% new information – and the importance of the church living out the love and unity of God.
6/26/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Luke 19:1-10 Luke’s gospel paints a vivid picture of Jesus as the compassionate and understanding Son of Man. There is no life He cannot transform, and no part of our lives He cannot make new!
5/22/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Part 10 – When We Wait Habakkuk 1,2; Psalm 130:5,6 God’s waiting room MAKES us! What does it mean to “wait” for, or upon, the Lord? What are the elements of this “waiting”?
5/15/16 Pastor Tom Mattiuzzo Part 9 – When We Remember 1 Corinthians 11:17-26 How would out lives be impacted if we remembered more of Jesus’ life of thankfulness, the generosity of His Spirit, and everything His sacrifice provided for us?