Matthew 5:1-9 NIV

Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount

1 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him,

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      The Beatitudes

      2 and he began to teach them. He said:

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          3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

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              4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

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              5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

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              6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

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              7 Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.

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              8 Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

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              9 Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

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