Along with His parables and The Lord’s Prayer, the portion of His Sermon on the Mount called the Beatitudes are probably Jesus’ most memorable teachings. In a nutshell, Jesus seems to be telling us in these sayings that the things the world considers only problems might prove to be at times our greatest blessings. Think of it this way, it takes extreme heat and pressure to transform carbon into a diamond. Well, we’ve got plenty of heat here in the desert and most of us have plenty of pressure. So, we should be all set for a blessed life.
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