Contributed by James Galbraith on Jan 16, 2007
The start of a series on the Beatitudes, giving an overview of each. The focus is on how Jesus called us to live contrary to the destructive culture we find ourselves in. The title for the series is borrowed with thanks, but the messages are original.
Matthew 5:1-12 - The Be-attitudes Intro.
By James Galbraith
First Baptist Church, Port Alberni.
January 7th, 2007
5 Now when he saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them, saying:
3 “Blessed are the poor in