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Blessed?

by Rev. Jill Sander-Chali

11.03.2013 - Rejoice at All Times
11.10.2013 - Be Humble
11.17.2013 - Words to Live By

The Beatitudes, Jesus' famous soliloquy from the Sermon on the Mount found in Luke chapter 6, are a contrarian's dream. "Blessed are the meek, for the will inherit the earth." This paradox is typical of Jesus' teaching: rejoice in suffering, be a servant and you will be served, walk humbly to be exalted. What can we learn from this timeless message, and how might it apply to our lives today?