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Blessed are the Persecuted for Righteousness’ Sake

We come now to the last beatitude in our series. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.

Persecution is a relative concept. That is, there are many reasons why and many ways a person is persecuted. Read More

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Blessed are the Peacemakers

One of the most important motifs in all of Scripture is peace making. The gospel is God’s message of peace, mediated by Christ to us who rebelled against Him from the very beginning. Read More

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Blessed are the Pure in Heart

It doesn’t take you to be born again before anyone can and would desire for social and moral reforms. But it takes one before anyone would ever desire to be pure in heart, that is, clean from within, and to make it about God rather than us. Read More

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Blessed are the Merciful

As we continue our study on the Beatitudes, after looking at the four traits relating to our disposition toward God from verses 3-6, we come now to four traits corresponding to our demeanor toward others in verses 7-12. Read More

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Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

We lose appetite for the things of God not because we’ve eaten poison, but because we have had our fill of everything but God. Or to quote John Piper, “For all the ill that Satan can do, when God describes what keeps us from the banquet table of his love, Read More

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Blessed are the Meek

We are living in a world where our strength determines our rights. It doesn’t matter if you are in the right, if you can’t assert it by the power of your might then you can’t have it. Read More

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