Feb 25, 2019

“Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke? Is it not to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— when you see the naked, […]

Blessed are the merciful…

Jun 18, 2018

  “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall be shown mercy.” The Greek word used most often in the New Testament for mercy is eleos. It means mercy, pity, the moral quality of feeling compassion and especially of showing kindness toward someone in need. This can refer to a human kindness and to God’s kindness […]

Blessed are They Who Hunger and Thirst After Righteousness…

Jun 11, 2018

“Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.” It is not just that they care about righteousness, and are willing to follow the laws of God, they crave righteousness, they are so connected to this need for righteousness that they burn with the hunger for it. These are […]