Steve Holt is a pastor, teacher and author.

Husband of One. Father of Seven. Mountain Man.

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August 15, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 7

Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God (Matthew 5:8, NKJV). A pure heart is a heart full. Jesus is speaking of a heart full of God,…
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August 6, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 6

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. (Matthew 5:7, NKJV). Dietrich Bonhoeffer said of this verse, “As if their own needs and their own distress are not…
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July 30, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: The Happy Attitudes, Part 5

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. Being a God chaser is a happy state indeed. Jesus is sharing the fourth value of the Kingdom of…
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July 16, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: The Happy Attitudes, Part 4

Jesus continues His values of happiness with, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” (Matthew 5:5, NKJV). If we thought Jesus was being counter-cultural in the Beatitudes…
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July 4, 2019

The Fourth of July and the Patriotism of the Kingdom of God

John Adams was so excited on that day, in July 1776, that he proclaimed it ought to be commemorated and remembered, “as the day of deliverance by solemn Acts of…
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June 25, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: The Happy Attitudes, Part 3

“All men seek happiness. This is without exception. Whatever different means they employ, they all tend to this end. The cause of some going to war and of others avoiding…

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The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 7

Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God (Matthew 5:8, NKJV). A pure heart is a heart full. Jesus is speaking of a heart full of God, full of love and full of expectation. Jesus is explaining to us that the only way to happiness is a life in authentic pursuit of… READ MORE

The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 6

Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. (Matthew 5:7, NKJV). Dietrich Bonhoeffer said of this verse, “As if their own needs and their own distress are not enough, they take upon themselves the distress and humiliation and sin of others. They have an irresistible love for the down-trodden, the sick, the wretched,… READ MORE

The Manifesto That Transforms: The Happy Attitudes, Part 5

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. Being a God chaser is a happy state indeed. Jesus is sharing the fourth value of the Kingdom of God. I would define it this way: you will find the deepest happiness through a passionate pursuit for a right relationship with God and people.… READ MORE