Series:The Beatitudes Passage:John 7:38 | Matthew 10:8 | Romans 15:13 | Luke 6:38 Overview:
In this first beatitude what is Jesus actually proclaiming to his listeners and to us? What is a beatitude, anyway? Who are the poor in spirit? Using Matthew's testimony of his own conversion we seek to find answers to these questions and to unpack the good news in this statement of blessing that introduces the Sermon on the Mount.