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Upside Down – Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God

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In this message, Josh Verity delves into the Beatitude “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God,” emphasising the interconnectedness of all the Beatitudes and the importance of inner purity. He highlights the heart as the core of our character and stresses the significance of purifying our hearts for a genuine relationship with God. The message warns against superficial displays of holiness like the Pharisees and advocates for actively fighting against sin while relying on the power of the Holy Spirit. Josh challenges listeners to seek a pure heart, positioning themselves to experience God’s work and live out the Beatitudes in their lives.

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Pure Heart

Steadfast Spirit

About The Series

Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, and he began to teach them. – Matthew 5:1-2

Upside Down: Kingdom Culture

The values of our culture and ways of the world don’t seem to be working, are we happy and content? Sometimes it feels that we’re more stressed, less peaceful, caught in a hurry, and struggling with all kinds of pulls on us. Does this way, the way of our culture lead to a blessed life?

Jesus, flips it upside down.

In the “Sermon on the Mount” Jesus explained that the pursuit of happiness is not found in accumulating wealth, alleviating all stress, only doing things we enjoy or completing your bucket list.

Jesus called his followers to a new way, a different way, to His kingdom, a Kingdom which bucked the trend of the day.

This Kingdom culture is counter-cultural, it’s upside down, it’s not the kingdom of the world, the day or our day, but Jesus’ kingdom is a better way!

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