Bible: Matthew 5:3-12
5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. 4
5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
5:6 “Blessed are those who hunger 5 and thirst for righteousness, for they will be satisfied.
5:7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.
5:8 “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.
5:9 “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children 6 of God.
5:10 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.
5:11 “Blessed are you when people 7 insult you and persecute you and say all kinds of evil things about you falsely 8 on account of me. 5:12 Rejoice and be glad because your reward is great in heaven, for they persecuted the prophets before you in the same way.