Blessed Are The Pure In Heart

Posted byEnglish Editor May 17, 2019 Comments:0

If there is one statement of Jesus from the Sermon on the Mount that captures the essence of the Christian life, it is this: Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God [Matt 5:8].

Commenting on this verse, D.A. Carson poses a set of questions that I think gets to the heart of this soul searching. 

  • What do you think about when no one is watching and when your mind slips into neutral? 
  • How tolerant are you to deception, shady humor, no matter how funny? 
  • To what do you pay consistent allegiance? 
  • What do you want more than anything else? What and whom you do love? 
  • To what extent are your actions and words an accurate reflection of what is in your heart? 
  • To what extent do your actions and words constitute a cover-up for what is in your heart?

Listen to this sermon for a closer look at what this verse means and how we can pursue it in our daily life.


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