A study! On the Beatitudes! From Matthew and Luke!
AND on stories:
from the Hebrew Bible!
And from the New Testament!
Stories of faithful people
living in accord
AND in contrast with them!
The Beatitudes! Blessed are...
Every Tuesday through October - 7:00 pm. Potluck dinner.
All are welcome!
for yours is the kingdom of God. (Luke 6)
the poor in spirit:
for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven. (Matt 5)
those who mourn:
for they will be comforted. (Matt)
you who weep now,
for you will laugh. (Luke)
for they will inherit the earth. (Matt)
you who hunger now,
for you will be satisfied. (Luke)
those who hunger and thirst for righteousness/justice:
for they will be filled. (Matt)
for they will be shown mercy (Matt)
the pure in heart:
for they will see God. (Matt)
for they will be called children of God. (Matt)
those who are persecuted
for righteousness'/Justice's sake:
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (Matt)
when people hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of man. (Luke)