Category Archives: Notes on Books I’m Reading

Rejoicing in Tribulation

  In this blog we will be talking about what we would call an extension of the last Beatitude (Matt. 5:10). It is a fuller description of the blessing God gives us when we are persecuted for the sake of … Continue reading

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Blessed Are They Which Are Persecuted For Righteousness Sake

  This is the eighth and last beatitude, and the one that really caps off all of them. That is, it brings a result to all of them and helps us to face the world with strength and hope. Verse … Continue reading

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Blessed Are The Peacemakers

  We who are Christians are all called by God to be peacemakers. Unfortunately, only some heed the call. Happily, those who do heed the call are truly blessed by God. Why? For one, because they are obedient to His … Continue reading

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To Be Pure In heart

  I have been blogging through the book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. In chapter ten on his book, he covers the Beatitude, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” … Continue reading

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To Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

  The forth Beatitude is to hunger and thirst for righteousness. And if we do this we will be blessed by God and satisfied. So it seems, in the list, that we must begin by acknowledging our poverty of spirit … Continue reading

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To Be Meek

I am enjoying the popular book Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I’m reading it slow and blogging on it as I go. So far I have blogged an Introduction, and on the first two … Continue reading

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Blessed Are They That Mourn

  This second Beatitude follows closely after the first—“Blessed are the poor in spirit…”—and has a vital connection to it. We will look first at the meaning of mourn and then later we will show why true mourners are blessed … Continue reading

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