Be comforted

Grace Groups are discussing the beatitudes this week. Upon hearing the terrible news about the teacher at John Tyler this morning, I just wanted to share the passage. Jesus has a heart for hurting people. Matthew 5:3-12:

3“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.
5Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the earth.
6Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be filled.
7Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.
8Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.
9Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called sons of God.
10Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim’s friends and family. May you be drawn close to your heavenly father during this time of mourning; you will be comforted.

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