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Fri. Jan. 05, 2018

Beatitudes Translated into Everyday Language

Category: General
By: Paul Carter


The Beatitudes are not a description of how to get saved, rather they are a description of how saved people live immediately and increasingly as they grow in their salvation graces. The Beatitudes describe the Kingdom attitudes and actions that characterize its citizens living temporarily as ambassadors in a fallen and hostile world.

If the Beatitudes sound otherworldly, it’s because they are. You can only live this way if you’ve been born from above. Nevertheless, to make them a little easier to understand, I’ve attempted to translate them into a more contemporary idiom. Keep reading...


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