Sunday, August 20 - Fishing For Resistance

Matthew 5:1-11

Read through this beginning of the Sermon on the Mount once more. Which of these things seems most difficult or alien to you? Which seems like second nature? Which seems like an impossibility? 

Think about each one for a moment, and consider it. Have you experienced this in your life? Have you receieved it or given it? Have you blessed a mourner or been a mourner who is blessed? Have you given and received mercy? 

How can you proactively and intentionally live out The Beatitudes in your life today?