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Christ’s Blessed Disciples

Christ’s Blessed Disciples

Christ’s “Blessed” Disciples are:

  • Poor in spirit- practice humility and recognize their need for Christ
  • Mourners- practice empathy and are aware of the impact of their own actions on the lives of others
  • Meek- practice controlled power and calm assurance in the face of violence and chaos
  • Merciful- practice loving forgiveness
  • Pure in heart- investigate and search for truth with intentionality- listen to others
  • Peacemakers- practice reconciliation and are willing work for justice over the long-haul
  • Persecuted- willing to face suffering for the cause of truth and justice (gospel)

Mathew 5:3-10

James McJunkin

Executive Minister

September 18, 2017