Spirit of the Beatitudes

A well written blog on the Beattitudes. Really connects the mind to consider the times of Christ and today’s times.

Not For Punks


Back in the Sermon in the Mount this morning. We live in a political world, and the Sermon on the Mount shows us the politics of Jesus. We don’t get to confess and declare Jesus as Lord and then make up our own politics. We gave up that right when made the decision to follow Jesus and claim our position children of God. By politics I mean the very structure of human society, how the world is run. There are lots of ideas for how to organize and run the world. Jesus has some, and I support Him!

Jesus just cuts right to the chase here, He’s not saving the best for last. He just comes right out with what we call his beatitudes. The beatitudes of Jesus are absolutely revolutionary, even to this day. If the American Revolution has as its central document the Declaration of Independence, the Jesus…

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