Resurrected Living
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Archive for the ‘Beatitudes’ Category

Mercy Now

March 7, 2021

“Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy.” (Matt. 5:7) “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.” (Matt. 9:13) “[The merciful] share in other people’s need, debasement, and guilt. They have an irresistible love for the lowly, the sick, for those who are in misery, for those who are demeaned […]

Looking Beyond the Assembly: Connecting Spiritual Disciplines and Worship

June 20, 2013

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled” (Matthew 5:6).  As Jesus unpacks the Kingdom of God through the powerful mosaic of the Sermon on the Mount, He begins with the blessings (The Beatitudes), but verse 6 throws me off. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, […]

Heaven on Earth

December 7, 2012

  I just received Josh Graves & Chris Seidman’s book, Heaven on Earth, in the mail today. I read the introduction and the first few pages at lunch and was thoroughly impressed by what the book offers in the opening sections. I cannot wait to sit down and read some more. The books invites us […]