The Beatitudes (from the Latin word "beatitudo," meaning happiness) is the beginning 8 -Blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness.
And opening his mouth he taught them, saying, "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are the meek, for they shall possess.
1716 The Beatitudes are at the heart of Jesus' preaching. They take up the promises made to the chosen people since Abraham. The Beatitudes fulfill the. The Beatitudes Song Anointing of the Sick. Augustine cautions us against an improper understanding of mourning. Seven Signs of Jesus. Saint of the Day. Self-pity is a most dangerous form of morning.