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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 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 Poor in Spirit

I have been following the book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. A very good book! The very first line in the sermon, and the beginning of what is called the Beatitudes, is this line: “Blessed … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount: An Introduction

  I have been reading Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I am just a little ways into the book, and, so far, it is very good, well worth reading; so good that I have … Continue reading

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