The Word Among Us

Advent 2009 Issue

Blessed Are You

Israel: A Nation Blessed by the Lord

Blessed Are You: Israel: A Nation Blessed by the Lord

Blessed are the poor in spirit . . .

Blessed are the peacemakers. . .

Blessed are the pure in heart. . .

Blessed . . . Blessed . . . Blessed.

So begin the Beatitudes, one of the most quoted, most familiar passages from the whole Bible. These eight short verses have inspired and comforted—and...

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