First, we must look at the word “blessed”. Each of these verses begins with “blessed”. Sounds like a religious word. What does it really mean? I
n short, it means “empowered to prosper and be whole”.
In the Amplified Bible, it is translated as “happy, to be envied, and spiritually prosperous – with life joy and satisfaction in God’s favor and salvation, regardless of outward conditions”.
I want that! Sounds like building on a Rock to me! These verses will tell us how to get there…what is required to be blessed….how to build our lives! Come with me!
Matt. 5:3, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
Am I poor in spirit? What is the kingdom of heaven and do I want it?