Archive | 2014/03/16

Counting blessings in Lent

Counting Blessings: the Beatitudes are the sayings of Jesus that open the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew’s gospel.  Most commonly translated from the Greek word makarios, as “blessed,” other ways to express the meaning are “Happy,” or, as Tom Wright states in Matthew for Everyone, “Wonderful news.” During the season of Lent, there will be an […]

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