Spirit Life Church is a non-denominational church that was pioneered by Jeff and Natasha Ferguson located in Alexandria, MN. Our vision is to raise up people to intimately know their God, obediently respond to His Word, confidently hear His voice, and faithfully follow His Spirit... to reach the los… read more
”I Am Blessed”
Psalm 103:2 (NASB) Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget none [not one of all] of His benefits
“What a world this would be if we could forget our troubles as easily as we forget our blessings.” (unknown author)
“God is more anxious to bestow His blessings on us than we are to receive them.”Augustine of Hippo
Matthew:5:1-11 (NASB) Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. Blessed are the humble, for they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. Blessed are those who’ve been persecuted for the sake of righteousness; theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you, and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me.
Jesus told His disciples, “Blessed are you… because of [on account of] Me.”
You can be happy because of favorable circumstances, but you can only be “BLESSED” because of Christ.
The safest place in the world to be is In Christ.
Ephesians 1:3 (NASB) Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ [because we are united with Christ].
1. I Am Chosen
Ephesians 1:4 (NLT) Even before He made the world, God loved us and chose us in Christ to be holy and without fault in His eyes.
2. I Am Adopted
Ephesians 1:5 (NLT) God decided in advance to adopt us into His own family by bringing us to Himself through Jesus Christ. This is what He wanted to do, and it gave Him great pleasure.
3. I Am Forgiven
Ephesians 1:7 (NASB) In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace.
4. I Am Valuable
Ephesians 1:11 (NLT)Because we are in Christ, we have received an inheritance from God.
5. I Am Marked
Ephesians 1:13-14 (NASB) After listening to the message of truth, the gospel of your salvation having also believed, you were sealed [stamped] in Him with the Holy Spirit of promise, 14 who is given as a pledge of our inheritance
You can be happy for a moment without Christ, but you can only be blessed In Him!
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