On the field or in the stands?

  • Series: Sermon on the Mount #1
  • Scripture: Matt 5:1-12
  • Location: St Paul's Cooma

Commencing a Lent-Easter series from the Sermon on the Mount, a block of Jesus’ teaching on discipleship. “The Beatitudes” (blessings) serve as the prologue to the ‘sermon’. We may consider the blessings of true discipleship under three headings, representing three heart qualities or attitudes which characterise authentic followers of Jesus: emptiness, mercy and patience for the long game.

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