Blessed Are The Hungry? The Thirsty?

We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re taking a deep dive into the Beatitudes. Here’s today’s selection.

The world says: Hunger and thirst for the things of this world. Eat lots of Big Macs. Drink lots of Bud Light. There’s no such thing as “right” and “wrong” anyway.

Jesus says:

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew 5:6)

Once again, Jesus turns the world on its head.

Blessed Are The Meek?

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We’re taking a deep dive into the Beatitudes. Here’s today’s selection:

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. (Matthew 5:5)

The world says: Only the strong survive. The proud rule. Nice guys finish last.

Jesus says: Blessed are the meek.

Why on earth would Jesus say that?

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn?

We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re taking a deep dive into the Beatitudes. Here’s today’s selection:

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. (Matthew 5:4)

The world says: Pursue happiness.

Jesus says: Blessed are those who mourn.

Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit?

We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Jesus began the greatest sermon ever preached with 141 words that turned the world upside-down: the Beatitudes.

We prayed through ‘em yesterday. Today we’ll start digging a little deeper.

Blessed

We continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Today, we’ll pray through 141 words that literally turned the world on its head: The Beatitudes from Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount.

Want to be blessed? Ask the Holy Spirit to burn each and every syllable deeeeep into your soul.

Mercy, Not Sacrifice

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Jesus’ clash with the religious authorities begins to escalate:

Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath. His disciples were hungry and began to pick some heads of grain and eat them. When the Pharisees saw this, they said to him, “Look! Your disciples are doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath.”

Jesus’ Witnesses

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Jesus wasn’t alone in saying who he is. He had several persuasive witnesses testifying on his behalf:

“If I were to testify on my own behalf, my testimony would not be valid. But someone else is also testifying about me, and I assure you that everything he says about me is true.