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Jan 29 beatitudes


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Reflection on the Word, St Charles Church, Portland, OR 1-29-2017

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Jan 29 beatitudes

  1. 1. When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain, and after he had sat down, his disciples came to him.
  2. 2. He began to teach them, saying: "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  3. 3. Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted.
  4. 4. Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land.
  5. 5. Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.
  6. 6. Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
  7. 7. Blessed are the clean of heart, for they will see God.
  8. 8. lessed are the peacemakers, or they will be called hildren of God.
  9. 9. Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
  10. 10. Blessed are you when they insult you and persecute you and utter every kind of evil against you falsely because of me. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward will be great in heaven.
  11. 11. Blessed is ____________________ (name), who ________________________________ (description of quality or action). Blessed is my friend Evelyn, who perseveres with dignity in a very difficult job that offers little or no appreciation.