"Blessed are those who mourn." The searing pain of loss is an inescapable reality for all of us. How can happiness be found in the midst of our darkest times? Matthew 5:4
"Blessed are the poor in spirit." This is a very well-known teaching of Jesus. What does it really mean to be blessed when you feel forgotten, insignificant, beaten down by the setbacks of life? Matthew 5:1-3
Six covenants give us six lenses to understand God's relationship with humanity–from Abraham to Jesus to Israel & the Church. Brian Webster is professor of Old Testament studies at Dallas Theological Seminary.