By His Grace Bishop Youssef
"Blessed are the merciful for they shall obtain mercy" (Matthew 5:7).
The Lord Jesus Christ founded His ministry basically on the beatitudes which He delivered during His sermon on the mountain. The beatitudes comprise some of the most emphatic teachings by Christ about the requirements and prerequisites for admission into the Kingdom. The order and sequence in which the beatitudes are represented is essentially, intentional and implicational as each one leads to the following one which is in turn the product of the one before.
"And seeing the multitudes, He went up on ...