Blessed are the Merciful

7 Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. The mercy of God in Jesus Christ is an amazing thing. For most of my life, the mercy of God was just this fact of life that I did not think much about. Later in life, when I became more serious about the mercy I claimedContinue reading “Blessed are the Merciful”

Blessed are Those That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. – Matthew 5:6 As Christians, our righteousness comes from the blood of Jesus first and foremost. We have all sinned, and the way I tend to look at sin is our tendency to do things that bring death to thisContinue reading “Blessed are Those That Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness”

Blessed are the Meek

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. – Matthew 5:5 As Christians, we are made joint heirs with Jesus Christ. He will return one day, and as He has promised, “He that overcomes will I grant to sit with me in my throne, even as I also overcame and am sat downContinue reading “Blessed are the Meek”

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. – Matthew 5:3 Blessed are ye that hunger now: for ye shall be filled. Blessed are ye that weep now: for ye shall laugh. – Luke 6:21 There are a lot of things that we might mourn and cry over in this life, especially ifContinue reading “Blessed Are Those Who Mourn”

Blessed are the Poor

Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 5:3 And he lifted up his eyes on his disciples, and said, Blessed be ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God. – Luke 6:20 This is the first statement that Jesus made, to which He referenced as aContinue reading “Blessed are the Poor”

The Parables of Jesus: Building on Rock and Sand

17 And he came down with them, and stood in the plain, and the company of his disciples, and a great multitude of people out of all Judaea and Jerusalem, and from the sea coast of Tyre and Sidon, which came to hear him, and to be healed of their diseases; 18 And they that were vexedContinue reading “The Parables of Jesus: Building on Rock and Sand”