As we look at how God wants to renew our hearts, we are working our way through the Beatitudes of Jesus in Matthew 5. As we look at Blessed are those who mourn we discover that, when it comes to our lives, things are not as they seem.
Other Bible references:
Ephesians 2: 1-2
1 John 5:19
renewal, renew, mission, Gilded Age, Mark Twain, “The Gilded Age: A Talk of Today”, social problem, brokenness, industrialization, Rockefeller, wealth, prosperous, immigrants, immigration, American Dream, United States, history, rich, poor, sermon on the mount, Matthew 5:4, mourn, mourning, distorted world, disturbing, numbing, #shoutyourabortion, abortion, celebrate, shame, pain, YMCA, locker room, transgender, gender, school shootings, President Obama, gun, guns, political, mental illness, corrupted, humility, Ephesians 2:1-2, murder, moral, morality, Satan, 1 John 5:19, mess, battles, Abraham Lincoln, fasting, repentance, hide, deny, fear, blame, run, alcohol, poon, pornography, food, entertainment, religion, church, normalize, sex trafficking, prostitution, History Channel, prohibition, 18th Amendment, suppress, fortunate, comfort, comforted, hope, despair, journey, matrix, Amazing Grace, hymn, wretch, wretched, glass houses, stones, rocks, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, lust, greed, heart, gospel, family, adoption, identity, redeem, empower, freedom, journey, comfort, comforted