Tag: Beattitudes

Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. (Matthew 5:6 NIV) I have never known true physical hunger, but I am well aware that millions of children go to bed every night desperately hungry. My life has never been threatened by thirst, but I can […]

Blessed are the Meek

Jesus said, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth“. The word ‘meek’ has become devalued over time and this statement sounds as though Jesus was saying “Blessed are the weak …”. So, who are the ‘meek’, and how will they inherit the earth? The meaning […]

Golden Apple

What Jesus DIDN’T say

Blessed are the rich and prosperous, for they already have their reward. Blessed are those who seek a trouble-free life, for they will be comforted. Blessed are the strong, for they think they can rule the world. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after fame, but they […]