Matthew 5:1-10

September 19, 2013

And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. Blessed are the merciful, For they shall obtain mercy. Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God. Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:1-10)
      Jesus, you came in humility at Bethlehem;
      please help me: to be poor in spirit,
            that I may enter the kingdom of heaven;
      to mourn,
            that I may receive the Comforter;
      to be meek,
            that I may enter into my inheritance;
      to hunger and thirst for righteousness,
            that I may be filled;
      to be merciful
            that I may obtain mercy;
      to come to purity of heart,
            that I may see you;
      to be a peacemaker,
            that I may be called your child;
      to be willing to be persecuted for righteousness’ sake,
            that the kingdom of heaven will be mine.
      Thank you.
            (From Matthew 5:3-10)

A word received: Follow me when I call you.

A word received: Test what you think is from me. Ask for the gift of discernment.

Thursday: [70], 71 * 74; 1 Kings 22:29-45; 1 Cor. 2:14-3:15; Matt. 5:1-10
Friday: 69:1-23(24-30)31-38 * 73; 2 Kings 1:2-17; 1 Cor. 3:16-23; Matt. 5:11-16

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Gadarene demoniac

September 19, 2013

Job 12:21 KJV
He poureth contempt upon princes, and weakeneth the strength of the mighty.

Mark 5:6-8 (KJV)
6 But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him,

7 And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment me not.

8 For he said unto him, Come out of the man, thou unclean spirit.

Psalm 107:39-40
He poureth contempt upon the princes and causes them to wander in the wilderness, where there is no way.

Lord, we praise You for Your mighty works. Amen.


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