It Depends On Who You Depend On
Delivered on 04/27/2014
Part 1 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life
Pastor Rick launches his series on the Beatitudes teaching on Matthew 5:3, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven" looking at five practical ways to humbly depend on God instead of ourselves.
How God Blesses Broken Hearts
Delivered on 05/17/2014
Part 2 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick looks at Matthew 5:4, "God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted," to teach us six things God does for us when we turn to him in our pain and sorrow and grief.
The Strength of Gentleness
Delivered on 05/25/2014
Part 3 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick looks at the Matthew 5:5, "God blesses those who are gentle. The whole earth will belong to them!" He teaches on the strength of gentleness and the eight benefits of learning to be a gentler person.
Why You Need to Stay Hungry
Delivered on 06/01/2014
Part 4 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick looks at the fourth key to living a blessed life, with Matthew 5:6, "God blesses those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled" teaching the good news of God's plan to make us right with him, and five ways to stay spiritually hungry. He gives a clear Gospel presentation using Romans 10:9-10 and a prayer of salvation in this message, telling his listeners he wants them to have assurance of their salvation, and to never doubt again.
Your Ministry of Mercy
Delivered on 06/07/2014
Part 5 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick looks at Matthew 5:7, "God blesses those who are merciful, for they will be shown mercy;" teaching seven ways we can transform our relationships and have a ministry of mercy to all we come in contact with.
God Blesses a Heart of Integrity
Delivered on 07/13/2014
Part 6 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick teaches on Matthew 5:8, “God blesses those whose hearts are pure, for they will see God” teaching on the blessings brought by integrity and six practical ways to develop it in our lives.
How to Reconcile a Relationship
Delivered on 07/27/2014
Part 7 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick continues in the Beatitudes series, looking at Matthew 5:9, “God blesses those who are peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God.” He teaches seven ways to resolve a conflict and reconcile a relationship, how to be a peacemaker, in this powerful message.
Handling Opposition to Your Faith
Delivered on 08/03/2014
Part 8 of the series The Keys to a Blessed Life: 8 Beatitudes
Pastor Rick concludes his series on the Beatitudes, looking at Matthew 5:10-12, “God blesses those who are persecuted because they live for God: the Kingdom of Heaven will be theirs...” He teaches what we need to remember when we are persecuted for our faith, and how to handle opposition when we are harassed, ridiculed, or criticized for it.