Matthew 5:10-12 Our study of the Beatitudes has contained a number of “popular” and positive themes: peace, righteousness, and purity, to name a few. But what about vv. 10-12, where Jesus talks about persecution. Why would he add this to the picture He has painted of true human flourishing? Listen below as Pastor Gabe opens […]

Matthew 5:5 Meekness is not a virtue that our culture often values. However, Jesus teaches us that it is something we should all strive for. The Lord not only helps us grow into meek followers of Christ, but He also shows us the greatest example of meekness – Christ’s humility on the Cross (Philippians 2). […]

Matthew 5:1-3 Welcome to The Beatitudes! This is what the beginning section of Matthew 5 is commonly referred to. We are excited to dive deeper into each of these verses! Our first stop is in Matthew 5:3: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Listener, if you are in […]

Matthew 4:23-25 At Calvary Summitview, we are committed to expositional preaching. This means that we will go through every verse of whatever part of the Bible we are currently studying together. This means that even the seemingly minor story of Jesus’ fame growing in Matthew 4:23-25 is important to our hearing of God’s Word! In […]