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The Beatitudes: Day 14

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Today's Text: Matthew 5:7-10

Memorizing Scripture is one of the best ways to carry God-breathed truth, instruction, and reproof wherever we go.  This week, let’s memorize the last four beatitudes.

Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
—Matthew 5:7-10

Write this passage down and post it on your mirror or at your desk, in your car or on the fridge—anywhere you’ll see it often. Save the image below as your phone’s lock screen so you can read these words of truth throughout the day.

We want to be a community that is intentional about Scripture memorization. Will you join us? 4-Beats2

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  • churchmouse

    Well, bless my socks off! The Advent study starts today! So glad I closed The Beatitudes and reached for Advent 2016. I thought it started tomorrow – which is silly of me because of course our SRT leaders know today is the first Sunday of Advent. They wouldn’t start us out behind lol. So… A second cup of coffee and more time in the Word with you precious friends. Doesn’t get much better than that!!

  • churchmouse

    Merciful. Pure in heart. Peacemaker. Persecuted for righteousness’ sake. That’s what we are and we are blessed. Blessed because, in and through life on this earth, we receive mercy, a vision of God, the right to be called His sons and the kingdom of heaven itself. Not a bad trade off. Ahhhh but let’s not be flippant. For us to so receive, it cost Him a walk to the Cross. That is a sobering reality. How fitting that this study of the Beatitudes should end on the first Sunday of Advent. Advent. Arrival. Emmanuel. God with us. He who came to save us, to bless us. Thank you SRT for preparing me for Advent. Looking forward to opening the study guide tomorrow. I know I will find blessing grounded in Truth. Advent. Arrival. Waiting, expectantly.

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