The Blessedness of Being Poor in Spirit
“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
- What should our attitude be towards ourselves?
- The world places a great emphasis on self-reliance and self-confidence.
- Being poor in spirit is not a suppression of your personality.
- Biblical examples. (Luke 18:9-14)
- What is meant by “poor in spirit”?
- Complete absence of pride and self-reliance. (Jeremiah 10:23; 1 Corinthians 3:18)
- Total makeover.
- The Kingdom of Heaven becomes ours.
- It is a consequence, not a reward.
- It’s ours because we seek it.
- It is eternal and unbiased.