The Beatitudes

blessed are the poor in spirit
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven
blessed are those who mourn
for they will be comforted
blessed are the meek
for they will inherit the earth
blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
for they will be filled
blessed are the merciful
for they will receive mercy
blessed are the pure in heart
for they will see God
blessed are the peacemakers
for they will be called children of God
blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven