The blessed life.

Series: The Gospel of Luke: Strengthened in Spirit | Week 1: A New Community

Read Luke 6:20-23

1. This is one of the first teachings Jesus gives His disciples after calling the twelve. Why is that significant?
2. What four types of people does Jesus say are blessed and what is the reward for each?
3. How would these teachings have been different than what the people were expecting from the coming Messiah?

1. What is the heart attitude or posture behind each of the people described as blessed? Do you see yourself in any of them? Pray a bold prayer and ask God to reveal your need for Him.
2. How do the words of Jesus help you take heart in the midst of brokenness or feeling like an outcast? Thank God for being the only One capable of meeting the true needs of your heart.

For Further Reading: This similar teaching from Jesus from the book of Matthew

For Families with Kids at Home
Today, take a moment to thank God for being a part of your family’s lives and working in every circumstance, realizing He is the source of blessings.

The Gospel of Luke: Strengthened in Spirit