Prayer: Come, Holy Spirit. Form my heart according to Jesus’ teaching.
Imagination: (Picture Jesus teaching the crowds.)
Context: Jesus calls various groups “blessed”. However, anyone can choose to belong to these groups. A person can be poor in spirit, meek, mourning over the world’s sins, and hungering for justice. So, the door is open to everyone. In all four situations, the person is promised heaven (under different figures of speech). Continue reading →