Delivered By
Travis Markes
Delivered On
June 4, 2017
Central Passage
Matthew 5:1-3

"Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. And he opened his mouth and taught them, saying: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:1-3 ESV)

Step #1: Admit that "I am not God."

1. My sinful nature motivates me to want to be God of my life.

2. My sinful nature will cause me to live a life of denial.

Denying our sinful nature will cause us to struggle with:

*Fear *Discouragement *Exhaustion *Disappointment


Refocusing attitude #1:

"I am completely helpless."