Tag Archives: roland leavell

The Beatitudes: Those Who Are Persecuted

“Blessed are those who persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.  Rejoice and be exceedingly … Continue reading

Posted in beatitudes, Endurance, sermon on mount, Suffering, Textual study, Word Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Beatitudes: Those Who Mourn

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4). Compare Moses and the Ten Commandments with Jesus and the Sermon on the Mount.  Moses spent forty days and forty nights alone on Mount Sinai, before he presented … Continue reading

Posted in beatitudes, sermon on mount, Textual study, Word Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Beatitudes: The Poor in Spirit

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) form the first part of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7).  “Beatitude” is derived from the Latin “beatus” meaning “blessed.” … Continue reading

Posted in beatitudes, Humility, sermon on mount, Textual study, Word Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment