“The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it? I, the Lord, search the heart; I test the mind, even to give every man according to his ways, According to the fruit of his doings” Jeremiah 17:9-10.
Why The Ancient Egyptian Death Ritual Was So Complex, mourners would cry their hearts out, some were paid to do so, others were the deceased’s family. Priests would perform rituals, and an embalmer would embalm the corpse.
The beatitudes can very often go unnoticed but they are very important for those who have made the decision to follow Christ. They should guide us, point us in the right direction, teach us, and show us the values that Jesus cares about. As we read them we should be looking at whether or not we are trying to follow them.