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Blessed are the Poor in Spirit

Matthew 5:3 NKJV “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Jesus began His famous sermon on the mount ‘The Beatitudes’ with words that contradict each other. In the first beatitude (v3), He declares that those who are ‘poor in spirit’ will inherit God’s Kingdom. What a radical yet confusing statement! Why […]