The following sermon was preached by Rev. Andrew Allan, Minister of Poolewe and Aultbea, at the Thursday Evening Communion, preparatory service, 25th of June, 2009. An expostion of the first of The Lord’s Beatitudes of the Sermon on the Mount. Preached under four headings. 1. What is the meaning of being poor in spirit? 2. Why is humility first? 3. How can I achieve this humility? and 4. The blessedness of being humble.
The text is Matt5:3…Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
the poor in spirit