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The Beatitudes

Matthew 5:1-12
Jesus talks about eight blessings during His sermon on the mount.
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When Jesus saw the crowds coming to see Him, He went up into a mountain. – Slide 1
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After He sat down, His disciples came to Him. Then He began to teach them by saying: – Slide 2
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‘Blessed are the poor in spirit, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them. – Slide 3
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‘Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. – Slide 4
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‘Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. – Slide 5
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‘Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied. – Slide 6
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‘Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy. – Slide 7
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‘Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God. – Slide 8
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‘Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God. – Slide 9
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‘Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them. – Slide 10
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‘Blessed are you when people insult you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things about you falsely on account of me. – Slide 11
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‘Rejoice and be glad because your reward is great in heaven, for they persecuted the prophets before you in the same way.’ – Slide 12
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A free downloadable video of this story is available in several resolutions and in many languages from www.gnpi.org/media/the-global-gospel. – Slide 13