Rewards In Christian Life

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rewards may be expected. He gives the meaning of true happiness as an inward reality and provides guidance toward achieving it. The Beatitudes reflect our future reward if we are happy, we are poor, sad, meek, hungry, and hated, the kingdom of God will be ours. The world laughs, but we who test the teachings of Jesus find in them true and lasting happiness the world can never know In the beatitudes of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus declares, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”Mt.5:3 In the Sacramentality of the poor, the spirit of God directs us to the path where one recognizes the luck warm of the soul before God. “But because you are lukewarm, neither hot nor cold I will spew you out of my mouth.” The spiritual…show more content…
Seek integrity, seek humility [anawah].” This anawah usually exists in the real poor, but can also not be in them if the poor are full of ambition or envy, in which case they are no better than the potentially rich or frustrated.” Rich people have each and everything needed for life but on one side they cannot open their eyes to the poor people, they are spiritually poor. “Poor people perceive the virtue of spiritual poverty and live it to the full. This show by their use of expressions such as I am poor but rich in God’s grace. The way the poor see life embraces the idea that the truly poor are the rich of this world because they are full of ideas, whereas the poor are the truly rich in God’s eyes, because of their faith and the blessing they see God bestowing on them every day.” Jesus does not reject riches but a rich becomes the obstacle to following divine things. St Thomas held that “poverty is worthy of praise because by liberating man from earthly cares it allows him to concentrate more freely on the things
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