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104: The Beatitudes; Blessed are the Meek

Blessed are the Meek: For They Shall Inherit the Earth The present general concept of “MEEK” is that the word means:  soft, yielding, timid, gentle, effeminate, cowardly and fearful. In reality the word “meek” in the Scriptures means the exact opposite of the general impression today. “Meekness” means self control, forbearance, patience, trust in God, […]

101: Introduction to the Beatitudes

Introduction to The Beatitudes When Jesus gave His Sermon on the Mount He began His discourse by giving a collection of eight character traits (or we could say “qualities of being, be – attitudes” – the attitudes His followers should “be”).  These eight character traits have come to be called “The Beatitudes”. Each character trait […]

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