The Beatitudes for Today

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Westminster John Knox Press
 

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Contents

What Jesus Didnt Say 1
1
What Jesus Did Say
12
Why It Matters Who Said These Words
19
Blessed
28
Poor in Spirit
34
Those Who Mourn
41
The Meek
47
Hunger and Thirst
54
Pure in Heart
68
Peacemakers
75
Persecuted
84
Saints and Heroes
95
Presence of the Future
106
Notes
113
Further Reading 124
Copyright

Merciful
63

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Page 119 - The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth, as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blessed; It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes.
Page 119 - Though justice be thy plea, consider this, — That in the course of justice, none of us Should see salvation ; we do pray for mercy ; And that same prayer doth teach us all to render The deeds of mercy.

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