Why Does Jesus Say “Blessed Are Those Who Mourn?”

by Jack Wellman
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Why did Jesus say that those who mourn will be blessed? How is that possible? Sermon on the Mount When Jesus gave the Sermon on the Mount, and spoke the Beatitudes, His audience must have been shocked. Jesus told them things that were contrary to the way the Jewish religious leaders taught. For example, He […]

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How We Can Receive God’s Blessings: The Many Blessings of the Beatitudes

by Jack Wellman
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Everyone wants to be blessed by God.  What Bible verses are there where we can receive blessings by God and where Jesus says that if we do these things we can certainly be blessed. What the Word Blessed Means Most people might not know that the word blessed means.  It is literally means happy or […]

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The Beatitudes: Sunday School Lesson and Commentary

by Jack Wellman
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What is called the Sermon on the Mount, the Beatitudes, is actually a God-breathed statement of the ethics of the Kingdom of God.  The Ten Commandments mostly dealt with external applications of the Law but the Beatitudes where concerned with internal matters of the heart. They are not to be seen as superseding the Ten […]

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