Summary: How to build a Christian life.
Eight steps to a divine life
How to clime the mountain God has for us .
1. Step to humility (conscious need)
Matt. 5;3Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
2. Step to penitence (morning for sin)
Matt.5;4Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.
3.Stepto meekness ( marking the new spirit birth)
Matt.5;5Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.
4.Step to spiritual appetite (signifying growth)
Matt.5;6Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.
5. Step to mercifulness (an attribute of God indicating further advance)
Matt.5:7Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy.
6 Step to heart purity ( making the attainment of higher attitudes where comes a vision of God.)
Matt.5:8Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.
7.Step to peace making ( a Christ like influence calming the storms of life)
Matt. 5;9Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.
8. Step to summit for Christ ( standing beside the prophets and Martyrs)
Matt5;10Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness