Matthew 5:6 is this week's verse. What does it mean to hunger and thirst for righteousness?
This psalm is one of the most quoted in the New Testament. It is there that this psalm gains a fresh meaning. But to understand that new interpretation, we should know its original meaning and context first.
"Meekness is a hope rooted in God that leads to faithful responses even in the face of adversity."
What does Psalm 1 say about a blessed person? Why are they blessed? The answer begs the question, where is your delight today?
Jesus says "Blessed are those who mourn." That doesn't make sense. Let's look at the meaning of this word blessed to understand this better and find some comfort.