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Beatitudes; a contemporary meditation

George Arthur Buttrick

Beatitudes; a contemporary meditation

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville .
Written in English

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  • Beatitudes -- Meditations

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] George A. Buttrick. Design and illus. by Diana Blank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT382 .B83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5616950M
    LC Control Number68025366


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The Beatitudes; a contemporary meditation. Commence meditation; imagine the scripture (text) of the beatitude that I am focusing upon. Allow my senses to further imagine that I am there, with Jesus, on the Mount of Beatitudes.

Find the moral in the beatitude and meditate on it. Find the meaning the beatitude as it applies to my eternal salvation. The first book of the New Testament is Matthew, were the “Sermon is preserved in chapters five, six and seven.

In it are the two best known lessons Jesus spoke, “ The Beatitudes” and “The Lord’s Prayer.” God’s blessings are promised in each of the beatitudes, posted at the first of the “Sermon” in File Size: 31KB.

The Beatitudes initiate one of the main themes of Matthew's Gospel, that the Kingdom so long awaited in the Old Testament is not of this world, but of the next, the Kingdom of Heaven. While the Beatitudes of Jesus provide a way of life that promises salvation, they also bring peace in the midst of our trials and tribulations on this earth.

In this book the Beatitudes, as found in the Gospel of Matthew, are presented as the self-interpretation of Jesus. restorative justice as a contemporary example of peacemaking, and dramatic instances of nonretaliation on the part of the righteous being persecuted.

The book concludes with a meditation on persecution: the persecution and /5(5). Meditations on the Beatitudes. likes. Book by Donald R. Clymer. From the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5. Learning to live as Jesus taught through the beatitudesFollowers:   The beatitudes come from the opening verses of the famous Sermon on the Mount delivered by Jesus and recorded in Matthew Here Jesus stated several blessings, each beginning with the phrase, "Blessed are " (Similar declarations appear in Jesus' Sermon on the Plain in Luke ) Each saying speaks of a blessing or "divine favor.

The Gospel of St. Matthew includes an account of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, a list of eight blessings for those who are poor in spirit, meek, in mourning, hungering for justice, merciful, clean of heart, peacemakers and suffering persecution for justice’s sake (). We know these blessings as the Beatitudes.

What if Jesus gave [ ]. Charles Spurgeon: The Beatitudes - Derive Their Weight From the Wisdom of Him Who Preached Them 1/8 - Duration: Christian Sermons and Audio Bo views   The devotional below was published in the October newsletter for Parham Road Baptist Church.

Something to think about in our strife-torn times. Our Lord Jesus opened His Sermon on the Mount with a list of blessings: 3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

4 Blessed are those who mourn, for. I have heard pastors say that the sermon on the mount should really be called the teaching on the mount. (The original is found in Matthew Chapter 5 and is also called The Beatitudes.) I imagine Jesus saying these words in a modern day version.

Before he would speak, however, he would tell everyone to turn off their electronic devices. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource.

Contents: The Beatitudes: Matthew --The needy Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness.

THE Beatitudes; a contemporary meditation book BEATITUDES & THEIR MEANINGS #1 Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Be satisfied with what you have. Share the good things we have with others because God wants us to.) #2 Blessed are they who mourn, for they will be Size: 63KB.

Here’s a prayer inspired by the Beatitudes (Matthew ). It was written by Brian D. McLaren. God, our Creator, thank you for the gift of Jesus.

He walked among us embodying your creative and life-giving Word in his body, his life, his words, his deeds, his sufferings, his death, and his resurrection. When we see him loving the outcast. In this wise and practical book, Pastor Jonathan Dodson takes us back to the Beatitudes, the centerpiece of Jesus' famous Sermon on the Mount.

Dodson examines each of the Beatitudes in the context of the new morality that buffets our society today, presenting a compelling portrait of the truly good life, both personal and : InterVarsity Press.

The book combines straightforward study of the gospels with the insigth of contemporary lives and writings, including Frederick Buechner, Dorothy Day, and even J.R.R. Tolkien. The modern commentary and examples help to give new insight into these long-cherised verses from the gospels of Matthew and Luke/5(2).

Richard Rohr's meditations this year explore his "Wisdom Lineage," the teachers, texts, and traditions that have most influenced his spirituality.

Read an introduction to the year's theme and view a list of the elements of Fr. Richard's lineage in CAC's January newsletter, the Mendicant.

- Explore hughest's board "Beatitudes VBS", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Beatitudes, Bible lessons and Sunday school lessons pins. The Contemporary Beatitudes Posted on 2 June Blessed are those who can distinguish between a mountain and a molehill; they will save themselves a lot of trouble.

Beatitudes (2) Better Godparent (8) Better Person/Church (10) blogging life (7) Book Give-Away (9) Bruce Springsteen (5) camp (34) certificate program in spiritual direction (17) children in church (9) Christmas (31) Church Council (11) church history (55) Churchwide Assembly (5) collage (5) Compline (1) Confirmation (2) Contest (1) cosmology Author: Kristin Berkey-Abbott.

A Simple Immediacy: Desert Wisdom for Advent by Cynthia Bourgeault: The Desert Fathers and Mothers of the fourth and fifth centuries are arguably the first Wisdom School in Christian history. At first in trickles and then in waves, they fled into the deserts of Egypt and Syria to escape the increasing imperialization of the Christian Church and to live in a simple immediacy with the Risen Christ.

These leader helps for James C. Howell’s The Beatitudes for Today pro-vide a way for you to lead a group study on the book.

The lesson plans utilize a variety of interactive methods that have been chosen so that the participants might engage in the learning process.

Encourage each participant to have a copy of The Beatitudes forFile Size: KB. In this first volume of an exciting new series for laity, author and pastor James Howell takes us on an engaging exploration of the Beatitudes.

Howell considers each of the well-known phrases in these passages from Matthew (Blessed are the poor in spirit) and creatively applies the teachings of Jesus to our contemporary world and Christian lives.4/5(1).

Near the end of the book, the author shares a quotation discovered on the wall of a children's home in Calcutta run by Mother Teresa's order; it sums up the clout of the Beatitudes: "People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered.

Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Do good anyway. Part meditation book, part oracle, and part collection of Sufi lore, poetry, and stories, The Sufi Book of Life offers a fresh interpretation of the fundamental spiritual practice found in all ancient and modern Sufi schoolsthe meditations on the 99 Qualities of Unity.

Unlike most books on Sufism, which are primarily collections of translated Sufi texts, this accessible/5. The Ladder of the Beatitudes received the first place award in the category book on spirituality from the Catholic Press Association.

The citation reads: “This is a remarkable blending of Western and Eastern traditions about the Beatitudes and a contemporary update of their relevance. one beatitude leads to the next, and together they constitute a summary of everything that follows in. Free 2-day shipping on qualified orders over $ Buy The Beatitudes (Hardcover) at Living the Beatitudes Today 85 In The Beatitudes for Today (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press,pp., $) James C.

Howell, the senior minister at Myers Park United Methodist Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, has written a simple and accessible but challenging and informative introduction. This volume isFile Size: KB. The Beatitudes | In this book the Beatitudes, as found in the Gospel of Matthew, are presented as the self-interpretation of Jesus.

Each Beatitude finds its primary definition in Jesus himself. For example, he himself defines what it means to be "poor in spirit." Jesus is also presented as the promise and the blessing to those whom he addresses in each : Paulist Press. The Beatitudes George Hunsinger (Paulist Press) $ This recent, slim hardback is quite an important little book written by a major theological voice of our day.

Hunsinger, you may know, is one of the clearest interpreters of Karl Barth, graduate of Yale Divinity School, a former social activist, and, for many years, a esteemed professor at.

Notes for Meditation on the Beatitudes of the Psalter. By Arthur W. Jenks, D.D. in this connection as in our study of the Psalms in general and at all times that the heart and core of the Book as a whole is the picture of the ideal and pattern man, the perfect fulfillment of which is found in Him Who was and is Perfect Man, and it is in Him.

Behind every crisis we read about in the news lurks a moral crisis—a crisis of goodness. To properly address these issues, Pastor Jonathan Dodson thinks we must be formed as people of moral goodness. In this wise and practical book, Dodson takes us back to the Beatitudes, examining each teaching in the context of the new morality in our society today and presenting a compelling portrait of.

The song lyrics add richness to this book. I strongly believe that God inspired this because certain lyrics will captivate specific readers. And two significant musical message challenges await readers at the end of the book.

Below are illustrations of how these lyrics convey the power of the Beatitudes —in song. The Poor in Spirit must. In the Beatitudes, and indeed in the whole Sermon on the Mount (Matthew ), the Lord is painting a picture of the transformed human person.

The Sermon on the Mount is the Lord’s great moral treatise. But it is not to be understood so much as a list of things to do (out of our Continue reading "Becoming the Beatitudes – A Lenten Meditation on the Gift of the Life Jesus Died to Give Us".

Scripture: Matthew – Share on Twitter. Share on Facebook. Share with Email. Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit Who Mourn. Scripture: Matthew –4. Share on Twitter. Share on Facebook. Share with Email. Blessed Are the Meek. Scripture: Matthew Share on Twitter.

Share on Facebook. Share with Email. Blessed Are Those Who Hunger and. Swami Kriyananda also wrote a beautiful song of the Beatitudes called, Blessed Are is included in Christ Lives: An Oratorio, a contemporary Oratorio that vividly brings to life the deep meaning of Christ’s life.

The Beatitudes. By J. Donald Walters (Swami Kriyananda) Given as a Christmas gift to the Ananda communityIntroduction: Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount begins with the Beatitudes. Meditations On The Beatitudes by Donald R. Clymer. Paperback $ 12 thoughtful, and substantive.

Clymer does a beautiful job of setting up a personal story for each meditation and then reflecting on the beatitude in question and the conflicting cultural value associated with it. This book, which is gripping, powerful, and prophetic Pages:   The Unitarian Universalist Association's (UUA's) "meditation manual" series has a new name: InSpirit.

To find these reflections on how to live, worship, question, learn, grow, and deepen in spirit, you may shop for the InSpirit books at inSpirit: The UU Book and Gift Shop.

Displaying 1 - 50 of This page will reload after each selection or. As Ken Curtis visits fascinating sites in Israel he explores the richness and depth of the Beatitudes and challenges us to find blessedness out of our brokenness, a most difficult task for those who are confronted with cancer or any life trauma.

The Beatitudes can be viewed as a single system a ladder ascending in virtues. Christ calls us first of all to acquire spiritual poverty, and meekness, and only then to rise step by step to the summit of spiritual perfection.

Man becomes aware of his poverty of spirit from the moment when the summoning and illumining grace takes effect within Size: KB.The Beatitudes (Book 4) ISBN: Price: £ This fourth book in the Follow Stage, The Beatitudes, explores the Christian vision for the world, including openness to God, thirsting for what is right, peace making and living as citizens of God's Kingdom.In a few short sentences the Beatitudes are probably the most important, subversive, and revolutionary text in the Bible.

In order to follow Jesus and live the Christian life we need to enter into the challenging world of the Beatitudes. That is what this exciting little course is all .