Beatitudes

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Beatitudes
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2011-01-16 15:35:48
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  1. What are the Beatitudes?
    • 1) Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (v.3)
    • 2) Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be comforted. (v.4)
    • 3) Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the land (v.5)
    • 4) Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied. (v 6)
    • 5) Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown merchy (v.7)
    • 6) Blessed are clean of heart, for they will see God (v.8)
    • 7) Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God (v.9)
    • 8) Blessed are they who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven (v.10)
  2. Jesus on __, __ and __. Matthew 6
    Jesus assumes his followers will perform certain __.
    List those works:
    Work of __
    Work of __
    Work of __.
    • Good works
    • prayer
    • trust
    • religious works
    • almsgiving (sharing wealth w/ the poor)
    • prayer
    • fasting
  3. Identify the perfect prayer: __
    The Lord's Prayer
  4. What is the Lord's Prayer?
    the perfect prayer
  5. What question do we need to ask?
    Why am I doing these things?
  6. What is the first Old Law?
    How is it modified with the New Law?
    • 1) You shall not kill: and whoever kills will be liable to judgment
    • -) Whoever is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment
  7. What is the second Old Law?
    How is it modified with the New Law?
    • 2) You shall not commit adultery
    • -) Everyone who looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart
  8. What is the third Old Law?
    How is it modified with the New Law?
    • 3) WHoever divorces his wife must give her a bill of divorce
    • -) WHoever divorces his wife (unless his marriage is unlawful) causes her to commit adultery, and whoever marries a divorced woman commits adultery
  9. What is the fourth Old Law?
    How is it modified with the New Law?
    • 4) Do not take a false oath, but make good on all that you vow
    • -) Do not swear at all.... Let your "yes" mean "Yes" and your "No" mean "No"
  10. What is the fifth Old Law?
    How is it modified with the New Law?
    • 5) An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
    • -) Offer no resistance to one who is evil. When someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other one to him as well.
  11. What is the sixth Old Law?
    How is it modified with the New Law?
    • 6) You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemies
    • -) Love your enemies, and pray for those who persecute you.

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