Posts from January 2018

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January 21, 2018 The Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Meek

by fccshelbyville

If I were to ask you to list adjectives that you would be pleased to have attached to your name, what would you say? Perhaps you might say kind, loving, compassionate, smart, or funny. There are any number of other adjectives you might choose, but I would feel very confident in guessing that meek would […]

January 14, 2018 The Beatitudes: Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

by fccshelbyville

Listening to the radio last week I heard the song Alone Again, Naturally, by Gilbert O‚ÄôSullivan several times. If you are from my era you probably remember the song, which is a nice, catchy, bouncy song, at least musically. Lyrically, it is very depressing, and includes the following lines. Would you like me to sing […]

January 7, 2018 The Beatitudes: Blessed Are the Poor In Spirit

by fccshelbyville

Today we begin a new series of messages, based on the Beatitudes. The Beautitudes are a section of Scripture that I was surprised to realize I have not used as a series of messages. Outside of a couple of sermons with the context of the Sermon On the Mount, I have not preached on the […]