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Epiphany A4: The Beatitudes


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Slideshow illustrating Lectionary for the Fourth Sunday in Epiphany, including the Beatitudes, Micah 6, Psalm 15 and 1 Corinthians 1. Suitable for projection in worship.

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Epiphany A4: The Beatitudes

  1. 1. EPIPHANY 4 The Beatitudes
  2. 2. When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak.
  3. 3. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  4. 4. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.
  5. 5. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
  6. 6. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.
  7. 7. Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.
  8. 8. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
  9. 9. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  10. 10. Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account.
  11. 11. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven.
  12. 12. O my people, what have I done to you? In what have I wearied you? Answer me!
  13. 13. He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
  14. 14. Who may dwell on your holy hill? Those who speak the truth. Those who do not slander. Those who do no evil to their friends. Those who do not take up a reproach against their neighbors.
  15. 15. Who may dwell on your holy hill? Those who stand by their oath even to their hurt.
  16. 16. But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise.
  17. 17. God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong.
  18. 18. Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.
  19. 19. PHOTO CREDITS • Opening Slide: Jesus preaching on the Mount by Gustav Dore • Slide 2: Red sky: Kuzeytac (Hopefully Back) via photopin cc Slide 3: Poor in Spirit— Amy Messere via photopin cc • Slide 4: Mourn—hapal via photopin cc • Slide 5: Meek—Stuck in Customs via photopin cc • Slide 7: Sister72 via photopin cc • Slide 8: {studiobeerhorst}-bbmarie via photopin cc • Slide 9: Barbed Wire—Let Ideas Compete via photopin cc • Slide 10: Kash_if via photopin cc • Slide 11 fd via photopin cc • Slide 13: notsogoodphotography via photopin cc • Slide 14: Connor Tarter via photopin cc • Slide 15: Medal—familymwr via photopin cc • Slide 16: Crosses— istolethetv via photopin cc • Slide 17: Holy Family—Waiting For The Word via photopin cc