Teaching the Sixth Beatitude by Jeanne Sparks

Categories: Beatitudes

Read Matthew 5:8

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

Qualities of "pure:"

  • Being clean inside in thought and in speaking (not swearing)
  • Magnifying the good
  • Being natural
  • Serving only one master
  • Cleansing daily to be at one with God
  • Having clean moral values and motives
  • Being spotless, without blemish.

Qualities of "heart:"

  • Referring to the center of thinking, feeling
  • Center of our being
  • Pure throughout
  • Place where moral decisions are made.

Qualities of "see:"

  • Understanding God's spiritual nature
  • Perceiving good up close and far off—everywhere
  • Experiencing daily all the attributes of God and His abundance.

Paraphrasing of Beatitude # 6

  • Happy are those who continually and honestly clean up their acts, for they shall experience all good in every area of their lives.
  • Happy are those who magnify the good all around them, for they will understand God's goodness everywhere and in every thing.

Create your own paraphrase of the sixth beatitude – Matt 5:8

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    • THINK
    • SEE
    • AND DO
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    • Clean in all their
      • Thinking
      • Speaking
      • Acting
    • Who truly want to see good all over and over all.

Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.