Series:The Beatitudes Passage:Matthew 5:6 | Psalm 71:1-2 | Psalm 71:15-16 Overview:
The key to this beatitude is the understanding of what Jesus means by his use of the term "righteousness." The righteousness that Jesus speaks of is God's righteousness; i.e. fulfilling his promises to his people. This saving activity by God is what we long for and what makes us whole.