Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 28, 2009
If one is going to live according to the principles & promises laid out here by our Lord in the beatitudes, he will suffer rejection from the world. Yet, through it all, he can be doubly blessed.
In the Beatitudes, Jesus describes the qualities found in the lives of those who are truly happy. Not in the temporary, circumstantial sense which the world talks about, but in the eternal, ultimate sense which the world knows nothing about.
He tells us that true happiness comes when one gains