The first 8 statements of Jesus' teachings in the Sermon on the Mount are called the Beatitudes. They are not commands the believer must fulfill to enter the kingdom of God, rather, thay are results of the coming of the kingdom. They are part of the Gospel, the good news that Jesus, the Messiah, has come. God was about to intervene decisively in history and produce people like the ones described in the Sermon on the Mount. Each beatitude has descriptions and related texts, plus application questions. Additional articles are provided throughout.
Rose Publishing pamphlets have 12 to 14 colorful, laminated panels protected by a glossy coating, and packed with fascinating charts, facts and illustrations. 8½" x 5½".
Jesus' beloved teachings on finding hope and joy offer a true picture of God's blessings for believers.
Understanding the Beatitudes will help Christians learn how to live the "Kingdom" life. Those who follow Jesus will be inspired and challenged to live out these attributes in contrast to worldly values:
- Poor in spirit - Mourning - Meekness - Righteousness - Mercy - Purity in heart - Peacemaking - Persecution For each Beatitude, explanation includes: - What does it mean? - Related Scripture - Life application
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