Tag Archives: Beatitudes

The meek: Part Two

Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.” — The Bible is one of the most marvelously self-referential books you will ever read. While much of what Jesus says in the four Gospels refers to future … Continue reading

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The meek: Part One

Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.” — I think there is today a negative connotation associated with the word “meek.” I’d say that most of the time, when we use “meek” to describe someone, … Continue reading

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Those who mourn

Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.” — Like many people, I have had my fair share of mourning, and like most mourners, I have indeed been comforted. When my beloved wife died unexpectedly just … Continue reading

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The poor in spirit

Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” — The Sermon on the Mount is widely regarded as a foundation for Christian doctrines. In that one long sermon (Matthew 5:3-7:27), Jesus lays out … Continue reading

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