The Eighth Beatitude

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Matt.5:10 This is the eighth and final beatitude spoken by Jesus Christ during the…

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The Beatitudes – Part 7

The Seventh Beatitude   Blessed is the peacemaker: for they shall be called the children of God.  Matt 5:9   Peace, according to Vocabulary.com, is a stress-free state of security…

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The Beatitudes – Part 5

The Fifth Beatitude: Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy. To be merciful means to feel genuine and heartfelt compassion. Every Saint of God should be merciful toward…

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The Beatitudes – Part 4

Fourth Beatitude: “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.” Two of the strongest and most basic needs of human beings are hunger…

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The Beatitudes – Part 3

The Third Beatitude: Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth The word meek, defined by Wikipedia, means having or showing a quiet and gentle nature: not wanting…

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The Beatitudes

The eight Beatitudes, the first part of the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew chapters 5-7, are presented in verses 2 through 12. They represent the characteristics and behaviors of…

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