1 And seeing the multitudes, He went up on a mountain, and when He was seated His disciples came to Him. 2 Then He opened His mouth and taught them, saying: Matthew 5:1-2 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help hear and heed your teaching.
3 "Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:3 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, please help me receive the blessing of being poor in spirit.
4 Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted. Matthew 5:4 (NKJV)
Jesus, help me bless those who mourn.
5 Blessed are the meek, For they shall inherit the earth. Matthew 5:5 (NKJV)
Father, help me lay aside all earthly power and position so that I may recive my inheritance from you.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, For they shall be filled. Matthew 5:6 (NKJV)
Jesus, please help me receive into my heart your teaching on true righteousness.
7 Blessed are the merciful, For they shall obtain mercy. Matthew 5:7 (NKJV)
Holy Spirit, help me to show your mercy to those in need.
8 Blessed are the pure in heart, For they shall see God. Matthew 5:8 (NKJV)
Jesus, change and cleanse my heart so that I may see God.
9 Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9 (NKJV)
Father, I pray that I may bring your peace into all my conversations.
10 Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Matthew 5:10 (NKJV)
Jesus, help me remember those who are persecuted for righteousness sake.
A Word Received: Receive the blessings I offer so that you may enter fully into my kingdom life.