Blessed Are the Meek

GUWG-SheepWe continue our 40-day journey deeeeep into the ♥ of Jesus.

We’re looking at what Jesus said about what it reeeeeally means to be “blessed” with a series of statements known as 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

GUWG-MournWe continue our 40-day journey deeeeep into the of Jesus.

Jesus began with a provocative look at what it reeeeeally means to be “blessed” with a series of statements known as 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

GUWG-Poor-in-SpiritWe continue our 40-day journey deeeeep into the of Jesus.

Jesus began 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

GUWG-BlessedWe continue our 40-day journey deeeeep into the of Jesus.

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.

Pray the Beatitudes

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

Today, we’ll conclude our deep dive into the Beatitudes right where we started: by praying through each and every syllable. Ask the Holy Spirit to drive these precious words deeeeep into your soul and to change your heart forever.

Woe Woe Woe Woe

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

For the past several days, we did a deeeeep dive into the Beatitudes. Just in case we missed the point somehow, Jesus concluded with a series of woe-full warnings in direct opposition to the world.

The world says: Get rich.

Jesus says:

Woe to you who are rich, for you have already received your comfort. (Luke 6:24)

The world says: Eat well.

Jesus says:

Blessed Are The Persecuted?

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: Do the right thing as long as it’s not inconvenient or painful.

Jesus says:

Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 5:10)

He then added a bonus beatitude: