Eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount. The word is from the Latin beatus, meaning “blessed,” and each of the Beatitudes begins with the word blessed. They include “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the Earth” and “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God.”
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Nor does he glow with exalted hopes of a millennium of bliss, or of the beatitudes of a future state.
They profess to liberate the soul from the evils of mortal life,--to arrive at eternal beatitudes.
The husband was extravagant and self-indulgent; the wife panted for beatitudes it was not in his nature to give.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VII|John Lord
He hugs himself to his own heart as the embodiment of all the virtues of the decalogue and the beatitudes.The Broken Sword|Dennison Worthington
Everywhere the rare beatitudes of Todos Santos revealed and repeated its simple story.The Crusade of the Excelsior|Bret Harte