My Thoughts: “Blessed Are Ye”

Sharing my thoughts after reading our assignment each week in Come, Follow Me—For Individuals and Families.

Pay attention to impressions you receive as you read Matthew 5 and Luke 6, and record them in a study journal. This outline can help you identify some of the most important and relevant principles in these chapters.” [Header, Lesson for Feb 18-24, 2019, “Blessed Are Ye”.]

Journaling my impressions:

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I like in Luke 6 how Christ points out to the Pharisees the extent of their hypocrisy simply by healing a withered hand, and how later, in verse 19, He healed everyone who did come unto him:

And the whole multitude sought to touch him: for there went virtue out of him, and healed them all. [Luke 6:19.]

I love the differences in the Beatitudes of Matthew vs. the Beatitudes of Luke: “Blessed are ye that weep now; for ye shall laugh.” [Luke 6:21.] And many others…

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More on recording my impressions. (See also this lesson’s teacher manual version.)



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