The Portrait of a Christ-Follower (Part 3)

The Portrait of a Christ-Follower (Part 3)

Scripture Reference:  Matthew 5:7-9

Sermon in a Sentence

God’s blessing rests on those who devote themselves to mercy, purity, and peacemaking because they are recipients of those same things by God’s grace through Christ.

Sermon Outline

  1. Because he or she has been shown great mercy by God at the cost of the life of His own Son, a true-Christ-follower will demonstrate compassion and offer forgiveness to others.
  2. Because he or she has been purified by the blood of Christ, a true Christ-follower will seek to live an unsoiled life of single-minded devotion to the glory of God.
  3. Because he or she has had peace brought between them and God through the cross of Christ, a true Christ-follower will be willing to risk pain and rejection in order to see that same peace made between others and God.