Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Cross ReferencesIsaiah 66:5
You who tremble at His word, hear the word of the LORD: "Your brothers who hate and exclude you because of My name have said, 'Let the LORD be glorified that we may see your joy!' But they will be put to shame."
"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
But Jesus said, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not hinder them! For the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these."
Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
When Jesus saw this, He was indignant and told them, "Let the little children come to Me, and do not hinder them! For the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
Looking up at His disciples, Jesus said: "Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.
And I bestow on you a kingdom, just as My Father has bestowed on Me,
See how blessed we consider those who have persevered. You have heard of Job's perseverance and have seen the outcome from the Lord. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear their intimidation; do not be shaken."
Chapter Outline1. Jesus' sermon on the mount:
3. The Beattitudes;
13. the salt of the earth;
14. the light of the world.
17. He came to fulfill the law.
21. What it is to kill;
27. to commit adultery;
33. to swear.
38. He exhorts to forgive wrong,
43. to love our enemies;
48. and to labor after perfection.
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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Corinthians 4:9-13
2 Corinthians 4:8-12, 17
2 Timothy 2:12
2 Timothy 3:11
1 Peter 3:13, 14
1 Peter 4:12-16
1 John 3:12
2 Thessalonians 1:4-7
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