Sermon text: Matthew 5: 1-12
“I am so blessed” says the Hollywood starlet who made millions by age 17. “God bless you,” says the child who learned that is what you say when a friend sneezes. “Count your blessings,” says the parent whose child is complaining about what they don’t have. “Who wants to say the blessing?” I ask before the youth group eats dinner on Sunday night. “Oh, Bless her heart,” says…well…I’m not sure I can or should explain this one. … Read full sermon here (PDF).