Pastor Lon speaks on the meaning of Christmas.
Somebody (God) loves you that He continually gives you Hope!
What is Christmas all about?
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If we want our outward actions to truly change with any permanence and real effect, we need an inward change. And that's what Jesus is about. It's what the Law was always about - a heart change to rely on God and find the true life in the Kingdom
Pastor Lon teaches on the last two beatitudes.
10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
11 “Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.
12 Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. Matthew 5:10-12 ESV
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Pastor Lon teaches on this beatitude:
9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God".
The big idea:
Do what our Father in Heaven does!
Pastor Lon teaches about the next beatitude,
8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God".