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The Beatitudes

Leading students to a better understanding of the Beatitudes.
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Brett Chancey

on 18 July 2011

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Transcript of The Beatitudes

The Beatitudes A. To be Lowly afflicted Blessed are the Poor in Spirit KINGDOM OF HEAVEN B. To Be Humble Meaning of the gift:
You see the need
for God's Blessings. Cannot be developed
but recognized. Contrast:
Pride
Envy
Wrath PRIDE BLESSED ARE THOSE WHO MOURN THEY SHALL BE COMFORTED MEANING OF THE GIFT:
GOD WILL GRANT
PEACE IN TIMES OF NEED WAYS TO DEVELOP:
EXAMINE OUR LIVES, COMPARED TO GOD'S
EXAMINE OTHER LIVES, COMPARED TO OURS. We examine our lives
compared to God's ENVY Jesus speaking to his listeners
(actual photo....29 A.D.) BLESSED ARE THE GENTLE WHAT IS THE GREEK WORD
FOR MEEK/GENTLE? A. MAKARIOS B. PRAUS THE MEANING OF MEEK/GENTLE HUMBLE,
HUMILITY,
SUBMISSION Cooresponding Gift for Meek/Gentle: A. Inherit the earth B. Inherit riches. C. Become Gods
of our own planet. Meaning of the Gift:
Followers of Christ will inherit the new earth. contrast of Meek:
A. Sloth
B. Greed
C. Wrath C. Wrath Blessed are those who Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness Blessed are those who
are Pure in Heart Blessed are those
who are Peacemakers Blesses are those who
are persecuted Meaning of Hunger and Thirst:
A. A deep passion for personal righteousness
B. A New found affection for religion
C. A really good nap in church A deep passion for
personal
righteousness. Those who hunger and thirst for Righteousness
receive what? No Satisfaction...? Wrong Mic Jagger-
Complete and Total
Satisfaction Praus Ways to Develop a
Hunger and Thirst for
Righteousness: The Contrast of
hunger and Thirst: Man I hate being so slow:( Blessed are the
Merciful A sense of Human
Wretchedness, with
the impulse to revive
it. The Merciful will recieve? Receive Mercy The Gift of Mercy allows
leads us to Imitate God
within love. Look at others
through Gods eyes The Conrast of Mercy:
A. Wrath
B. Pride
C. Greed C. GREED Meaning of Pure in Heart: Process of being Cleansed The Pure in Heart will? See GOD! :) Meaning of this gift:
We will be able to focus
on God without Distractions Pure in Heart will
Put His desires first
and give our Fleshly desires
to God. The Contrast of
Pure in Heart is? Lust Peacemakers are Promoters
of Peace. The Peacemakers
shall be called. SONS OF GOD They exhibit Character
Qualities of the Father. We Develop this by
Imitating Christ the Contrast of
Peace-makers is:
A. Greed
B. Pride
C. Wrath WRATH Meaning of Persecution: To pursue and
drive away The result of Persecution
We will receive the Kingdom
of Heaven. Meaning of this:
Receive consequences
for our faithfulness,
Because we are at odds with
the world. Ways to Develop faithfulness... Keep the Faith
Endure Contrast of Persecuted is:
A. Sloth
B. Gluttony
C. Wrath B. Gluttony
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