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How Blessed You Are! – Sermon on Matthew 5:1-12 All Saints Sunday A

November 5, 2017
Watch a video of the updated version of this sermon for 11/1/2020

We’ve been reading through Matthew’s gospel over the past year, and the story is nearing its conclusion. Jesus has been teaching us the way of discipleship. This is more than stewardship of our resources, something the church often brings into focus at this time of year. It is a commitment to become as much like Jesus as possible, and to let that transformation show through our prayers, our presence, our gifts, our service, and our witness. It’s a promise to do everything through Christ, who strengthens us. Continue reading