Steven Bruce - March 10, 2019

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

As we look at the second of the beatitudes, Jesus drops what seems like a paradox. How can those who are sad be happy? In the upside down kingdom of God, things often don’t make sense from a human perspective. But we will see how the first and second beatitudes are so tightly connected that one leads us to the other.

Scripture References: Matthew 5:4, Revelation 21:4-5, Romans 7:24-25, 2 Corinthians 7:10, Amos 6:4-6, Psalms 34:18

From Series: "#Blessed"

In this series, we explore the eight blessings (or Beatitudes) recounted by Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. Each is a proverb-like proclamation, without narrative.

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