Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Aug 12, 2019
We started looking into the beatitudes last week by seeing how being poor in spirit, mourning and being meek are things that bring blessing into our lives. Today we continue by looking at how we are blessed by hungering and thirsting for righteousness and being merciful.
THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT (part two)
Beatitudes mean declarations of blessedness. The term blessedness means joy. Therefore, the state of blessedness would be a state of joy, which is more than just happy. Blessedness refers to the distinctive spiritual joy of those who are saved. We