Beatitudes are the introduction to the famous
Jesus' called The Sermon on the Mount, in
outlines his theology for his disciples. It's
not for just the occasional churchgoer, but
disciple. For the one who has already decided
to be a
follower of Jesus. Does that describe you?
moved beyond the observer stage to being
of Jesus? Then the Beatitudes are for you!
Beatitudes are descriptions of Christian
They tell us
the core values we all need to have. The
we all should chose to live by. The Beatitudes
speak of the
attitudes that will help us when we encounter
characteristics that we need to intentionally
our lives. These core values lead us to
They help to
keep us going in the right direction.
the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom
those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.
the meek, For they shall inherit the earth.
those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
shall be filled.
the merciful, For they shall receive mercy.
the pure in heart, For they shall see God.
the peacemakers, For they shall be called
sons of God.
those who are persecuted for righteousness,
of heaven belongs to them!
you when people insult you and persecute you
and tell all
kinds of evil lies against you because you are
followers. Be happy and glad, for a great
reward is kept
for you in
abide by and live up to the values God has set
If so, God will reward you immensely.