Posts tagged with ‘Beatitudes’

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Sermon For All Saints Sunday, November 2, 2014


Joshua 3:7-17   Psalm 107:1-7, 33-37   1 Thessalonians 2:9-13   Matthew 23:1-12 Coming at the beginning of Jesus’s earthly ministry in Matthew (5:1-12), the Beatitudes set his agenda of saintly blessings. The Beatitudes shocked his first-century audience, who perceived blessings to come in the form of health and wealth. Based on this understanding, the faithful people reasoned […]