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Don’t worry … the troubles won’t last for ever

Morning: Psalms 41, 52; Exodus 32:1-20; Colossians 3:18-4:18
Evening: Psalm 44; Matthew 5:1-10

Jesus’ blessings (the Beatitudes) are astounding … souls who long for goodness will have it; the bereaved will not be overwhelmed by the power of death; the gentle will fill the earth; those who hunger and thirst for righteousness will be satisfied; the merciful will receive mercy; those whose hearts are transformed shall see God; the peacemakers are God’s children; those who suffer for what is right will find it; you are blessed when people hate and persecute you and speak evil against you, because you love what God loves.  Don’t worry … the troubles won’t last forever.

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