Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Beatitudes of Jesus (#5)

Beatitude #5- “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy” (from Matthew 5:7) Mercy is an attribute of God and God is its only source. Mercy withholds that which the offender deserves and is motivated out of love. “But … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes of Jesus (#7)

Beatitude #7-“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God” (from Matthew 5:9) What is a peacemaker and why is it that they are blessed and happy? And why are they, in particular, called sons of God, … Continue reading

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The Beatititudes of Jesus (#6)

Beatitude #6- “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God” (from Matthew 5:8) The heart (the core of our being) is to be pure, meaning our purity is to be inward and not merely outward in its … Continue reading

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