Monday, 20 February 2012

The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes from Our Lord Jesus Christ's Sermon on the Mount

1. Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Verse 3)

2. Blessed are the meek: for they shall possess the land. (Verse 4)

3. Blessed are they who mourn: for they shall be comforted. (Verse 5)

4. Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after justice: for they shall have their fill. (Verse 6)

5. Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. (Verse 7)

6. Blessed are the clean of heart: for they shall see God. (Verse 8)

7. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. (Verse 9)

8. Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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