Matthew 5:5 – “BLESSED ARE THE MEEK…”

Matthew 5:5 – “BLESSED ARE THE MEEK…”

Opening Hymn – Morning: 111
Evening: Faculty – “In the Cross Of Christ I Glory”
Liturgy – Page 38 (abbreviated “Service of the Word”)
Scripture Lessons: Genesis 13:1-9; 1 Peter 2:19-25; Mark 14:55-65
Hymn – 127
Offertory – Offering
Prayer – Lord’s Prayer
Closing Hymn – 372

Matthew 5 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them.

The Beatitudes

He said:
3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.

5 Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the earth.

6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for
for they will be filled.

7 Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.

8 Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.

9 Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called sons of God.

10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

11 “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12 Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.