Ask the Spirit to guide you as you read God’s word for today.
Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain,
and when he sat down, his disciples came to him.
And he opened his mouth and taught them…
- For an interesting perspective try reading the Beatitudes in several different translations.
- From a world-view the state of those who are blessed does not appear to be desirable. However, from a spiritual perspective they are close to God. Write each state and its spiritual blessing (example: Poor in spirit = kingdom of heaven).
- Note how EVERY spiritual need is met in Christ.
- You are told in Matthew 5:11 that you are blessed if you are hated for the sake of Christ. There are times I find it a great challenge to speak the truth in love. Write a prayer asking God to give you wisdom, strength and discernment to know when HE is calling you to share His truth.
Leave a comment and share what God revealed to you today! I will be praying for you!