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September 10, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 9

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:10, NKJV, emphasis mine). I’m reading the fascinating book, “Amazing Grace,” by Eric Metaxas. The…
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September 6, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: Happy Attitudes, Part 8

Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God. (Matthew 5:9, NKJV) It’s quite interesting, from a historical perspective, that one of the chief statements in the Beatitudes…
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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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June 18, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms: Married to Christ, Part 2

Jesus gave us the greatest sermon He ever preached in Matthew 5, 6 and 7. It’s my growing conviction that if we, as citizens of the Kingdom of God, began…
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June 11, 2019

The Manifesto That Transforms, Part 1

The non-Christian Western world, shrill in its atheistic individual secularism, would love nothing better than to have the Church “shrink and huddle into a corner” and disappear from the public…