The Secret of Satisfaction
I want you to take your bibles this morning and turn to Matthew chapter five and let's look at one verse, verse six. As we told you already we're speaking on this subject, THE SECRET OF SATISFACTION. Matthew chapter five and verse six. Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
Ramoth translates this, for they shall be completely satisfied. How many really satisfied people do you know? Haha, not very many people know, man is always seeking and never finding. It reminds me of a little boy in the backyard chasing a yellow butterfly. He wants to get his hands on it so bad, he just thinks man, if, if I could just get that thing it'd be wonderful and so he spends half an after noon chasing it and finally he catches it. And when opens his hand all there is a yellow smear and that's the way life is in a sense. We're chasing that butterfly of happiness and satisfaction and when we get to where we think we ought to be it's not what we think it ought to be and when we get what we want we don't want what we get and we're always wanting something more. Well, I want to talk to you today about how to be satisfied, really satisfied and it's uh, well, I can just go so far as to say satisfaction guaranteed, that's just how strong it is. Friends all around me are trying to find what the heart yearns for by sin undermine, I have the secret, I know where it is found, only true pleasures in Jesus abound. Amen. That is true.
We're dealing with the beatitudes and as someone has wisely Said these beatitudes are attitudes that ought to be. In the old testament we have the ten commandments, The ten commandments deal with outward action, but the beatitudes deal with inward attitudes.
Man in his search for satisfaction he puts a uh, he puts a premium upon having things. You know, we say if a man has health, if he has wealth, if he has prestige, if he has power, if he has handsome ...
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