Second Beatitude

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 Jesus addresses those who have come to a certain awareness; they are ” the people who mourn”.  The second half of the promise for that is presented in future tense; “they will be comforted.”  It’s very important to notice the first half, “the mourning”, as a continual process until the return of Christ. We have to acknowledge that even though the reign of…

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