The Beatitudes Part 3: Blessed Are The Meek

The Beatitudes Part 2: Blessed Are the Meek - A Rising Generation Blog Post

In Parts 1 and 2, we talked about being poor in spirit and mourning over our sin. Those who are poor in spirit realize their sin and need for a Savior, and then mourn over their sin, but can be comforted by God and His grace. (You can read Beatitudes Part 1 here and Beatitudes Part 2 here.)

This week we are looking at Matthew 5:5.

“Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” – Matthew 5:5

What does it mean to be meek?

The Jews were no doubt confused when they heard Jesus say this. At the time, they were living under the Roman Empire, and they thought the Messiah was going to come in and free them and make them their own independent nation. Instead, He says, “blessed are the meek.”

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Lessons from the Burning Bush

Lessons from the Burning Bush - A Rising Generation

When Moses was 80 years old, God used a burning bush that was not consumed by the fire to grab Moses’ attention. God may not use a burning bush to grab our attention today, but there are still many ways He can get our attention. He can use the Bible to remind us how we […]

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I Can Do All Things Through Christ

I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength - Philippians 4:13 - A Rising Generation

You can find this verse everywhere. It’s printed on the back of sports shirts, people wear bracelets with it, and it’s quoted often. But have you ever stopped to really think about what that verse is saying? I think Bible stories and verses like this one that we’ve grown up hearing often go right over […]

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Small Things Can Make a Big Difference

Small Things Can Make a Big Difference - A Rising Generation Blog Post

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.” – Napoleon Hill A lot of people want to make a difference in the world or be remembered for doing something great. I know I would certainly like to make a difference before the end of my time here on earth. Many […]

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