The Bible Study with Steven Lawson

Matthew 5:6 - Hungry Hearts, Thirsty Souls

Episode Summary

In this insightful episode of Dr. Steven Lawson's podcast, we delve deep into the heart of Matthew 5:6, exploring the profound spiritual hunger and thirst for righteousness. Dr. Lawson unpacks the transformative beatitude from Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, emphasizing the intense longing for divine righteousness that marks a true citizen of the kingdom of heaven. He illustrates the stark contrast between the fleeting satisfactions of this world and the eternal fulfillment found in Christ's imputed righteousness. Through verse-by-verse examination, Lawson explains how this spiritual craving not only signifies an entrance into God's kingdom but also shapes the believer's life within it, fostering a continuous pursuit of holiness and sanctification. This episode is a compelling call to recognize our spiritual bankruptcy, mourn our sinfulness, and humbly seek the righteousness that satisfies our souls and aligns us with God's holy standard. Join Dr. Lawson for a journey into understanding how the blessedness of hungering and thirsting for righteousness leads to ultimate satisfaction in Christ alone.