Monday, April 11, 2011

A Very Jewish Sermon

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Matt 5:5 "Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth."
Ps 37:11 "But the meek shall inherit the land and delight themselves in abundant peace."

Matt 5:6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
Ps 34:8-10 "Oh, taste and see that the LORD is good! Blessed is the man who takes refuge in him! Oh, fear the LORD, you his saints, for those who fear him have no lack! The young lions suffer want and hunger; but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing."

Matt 5:7 Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.
Ps 18:25 "With the merciful you show yourself merciful; with the blameless man you show yourself blameless;"

Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
Ps 18:26 "with the purified you show yourself pure; and with the crooked you make yourself seem tortuous."
PS 73:1 "A Psalm of Asaph. Truly God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart."

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