Beatitudes: Poor in Spirit

W3: Poor in Spirit: Definition

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Matthew 5:3 At first, when reading the list of Beatitudes, it seems like Jesus repeats himself with Poor in Spirit and Meek.  The word “humble” is frequently applied to both, which seems appropriate.  However, if we look at the Greek words used,… Continue reading W3: Poor in Spirit: Definition

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