The three “First” Principles in the Beatitudes
The Beatitudes is well known but little understand because this is a kingdom message.
These 8 Beautitudes is not about possessing the outwardly
material blessing. Rather it is about
connecting with God from within, and through that, we have Christ Like characters, we not only
can supernaturally endure hardships, we will inherit the blessings of the heavenly kingdom.
1. 先去同弟兄和好 : 需要虛心、溫柔、使人和睦、為義受逼迫 …
[Matthew 5:23-24] Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your
brother has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be
reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift.
First go and be reconciled to
: This is
an act of Humility, Meek,
Peacemaking, Persecuted for Righteousness …
2. 先求他的國和他的義: 需要虛心、哀慟、飢渴慕義、清心 …
that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and
tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? ?
So do not worry, saying, `What shall we eat?' or `What shall we drink?' or `What shall we
wear?' p;For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you
need them. But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will
be given to you as well.
Seek First his kingdom and his
: This is
an act of
Hunger and thirst for righteous, Pure Heart …
3. 先去掉自己眼中的樑木: 需要虛心、憐恤、清心 …
 "Do not
judge, or you too will be judged.
For in the same way you
judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.
"Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to
the plank in your own eye? How can you say to your brother, `Let me take the speck
out of your eye,' when all the time there is a plank in your own eye? You hypocrite,
first take the plank out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to remove the
speck from your brother's eye.
Ø First take the plank out of your own eye: This is an act of Humility, Mercy, Pure Heart …