Sun, Jul 29, 2018
Duration: 11 mins 51 secs
Big Idea: In Matthew's beatitudes, Jesus proclaims that the hungry will be filled. But what will they be filled with? Is Jesus talking about a spiritual or metaphorical hunger? Matthew's beatitudes are often read as a more spiritualized list of blessings, compared to their Lukan counterparts, but a closer reading shows Jesus' literal and practical meaning. The Kingdom of God is defined by actions of literal feeding, eating, and rejoicing. Thanks be to God!