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The Beatitudes & their meanings

Hello again 6Bers!! This set will also help for the religion quiz and future tests/quizzes. Happy studying =D **REMEMBER: must know at least 2 points of definition for quiz**
1) Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven
-not overly attached to material possessions
-have complete trust in God
-are not selfish
2) Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted
-see the sadness, evil, & injustice in the world but have hope
-are truly sorry for their sins
-want to change
3) Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the land
-patient, humble, powerful leaders
-recognize that their gifts & talents are from God
4) Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be satisfied
-live lives on integrity & honesty
-work toward peace & justice
-want God's power & presence to be at work in the world
5) Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy
-show compassion toward everyone
-treat everyone equally
-love & forgive others
6) Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God
-see the good in everyone & everything
-open to God and His law
7) Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God
-have kindness & peace that comes from loving & trusting in God
-do not hold grudges
8) Blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven
-unafraid of sharing their faith with others
-live out faith even if others do not understand their beliefs