Blessed Are The Peacemakers?

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: Revenge is sweet. Fight back. Retaliate.

Jesus says:

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. (Matthew 5:9)

Blessed Are The Pure?

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The world says: Purity is boring and outdated. Sex sells. There’s no such thing as sin. Anything goes.

Jesus says:

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. (Matthew 5:8)

I was raised by Mike and Carol Brady.

Blessed Are The Merciful?

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: We are the champions — no time for losers. Revenge is sweet. Take no prisoners. Show no mercy.

Jesus says:

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?

GUWG-Sheep-LargeWe 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 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.