Douglas Talks: The Beatitudes

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1 seasonSeptember 2021

Douglas is a curious green puppet who loves to explain biblical truths in a way that’s fun and easy to understand. Join Douglas as he talks about the Beatitudes!

Douglas Talks: The Beatitudes

Episode 1

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

What does it mean to be poor in spirit? In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught about eight people who seem like they are unfortunate, but they are actually blessed. These eight blessings are called the Beatitudes, and the first one says, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Being poor in spirit means that we recognize our need for God. One translation says, “Blessed are the spiritually needy.” When we quit trying to look like we don’t need any help from anyone and accept the fact that we really need God, the whole world opens up to us.

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