Happy are the Sad

Pastor Ben's blog

Every week it is my goal to release a blog post on the next part of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount. The goal is that you and I would be able to live a little more like Him every day.

Following Jesus is no easy task. Jesus Himself even tells us to count the cost before following Him because we may lose family members, friends, jobs, homes, and even our lives for following Him.

This is part two of this famous sermon.  Jesus references nine different perspectives of people whom God blesses in Matthew 5:3-11. These character and conduct traits are most often called “The Beattitudes.” For the purpose of this blogging series, we will talk about these as: timeless principles.

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. – Matthew 5:4

Blessed are those who mourn…a.k.a. Happy are the sad…its paradoxical.

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