Following the Prince of Peace

Matthew 5:9 (NIV) 9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God. Isaiah gives a prophesy of hope to the people, which lists some of the names that we attribute to Jesus Christ(Isaiah 9:6-7). The list of names ends with name, Prince of Peace. Jesus, is the Prince of Peace, forContinue reading “Following the Prince of Peace”

Joy in the Mourning

“Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) Weeping and mourning are common expressions at most funerals. When a loved one passes away many people are filled with grief and anxiety at never seeing them again. This causes some people to completely breakdown. The worst part of mourning and grief forContinue reading “Joy in the Mourning”

Merciful Blessings

“Blessed are the Merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7) Mercy in Scripture is connected with the love of God. The writer of Hebrews tells us that God is desiring a time when He can freely be God to His people. They write: “For I will forgive their wickedness and will remember theirContinue reading “Merciful Blessings”

The Keys to The Kingdom go to The Poor

Matthew 5:3 (NIV) 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. You might look at these words and wonder why would Jesus want me to be sad? Why would Jesus say we are to be poor in spirit? To be “poor in spirit”, is not about a physical economy,Continue reading “The Keys to The Kingdom go to The Poor”