Episode 270: Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for in the same way, they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” – Matthew 5:10-12

As we conclude this series on the Beatitudes, you may be thinking, “How are the persecuted blessed?” Or if you’re thinking this beatitude is an invitation to find a way to be persecuted, listen in to explore the depth and breadth of this scripture. Then, explore all of the episodes in this series. 

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