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March 8, 2017 at 5:06 am #49206정하상성당
DATE : 02/17/2017 PLACE : St. Paul Chong Ha Sang Church ( Des Plaines)
SPEAKER : Fr. Foeckler, Miles Jesu TOPIC : – Sermon on the Mountain
** Sermon on the Mountain – Beatitudes **
started by asking us, “what is a sermon?”
Sermon– speech; commentary
down on a mountain and waited for people to come to listen to his most
to only people who were interested and were willing to listen to his sermon,
when people today are willing to go to mass.
down to wait for people who truly wanted to be his disciples.
heard it said… you shall not kill. Refers to Moses receiving the Ten
on Mount Sinai
But I say to
you… God said it.”
God ———> Moses Jesus himself
simply a messenger. Moses sends the message to the people.
the message; represents God, and becomes the Law Giver.
with authority, and then people realize that Jesus is really the Son of God.
The Beatitudes – Jesus teaches us how to be blessed,
and happy. (Matthew 5:3-10)
1 – Blessed
are the Poor in Spirit, for
theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven
2 – Blessed are
those who mourn, for they
shall be comforted.
sad / repent for others; not following God
3 – Blessed
are the meek, for they shall
inherit the earth.
Meek– gentle (Examples are King
David and Jesus Christ himself)
Being the BIGGER person; turning the other
Loving your enemies; doing Good to the Bad.
4 – Blessed
are the hunger & thirst
for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
We hunger for holiness, and seek for
spirit and God constantly.
5 – Blessed
are the merciful, for they
shall receive mercy.
We show mercy to everyone and forgive them
as Jesus would do.
6 – Blessed
are the pure (clean) of
heart, for they shall see God.
We love God and our neighbors.
7 – Blessed
are the peacemakers, for they
shall be called children of God.
Everyone in peace is considered children
8 – Blessed
are those who are persecuted
for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of
Those who sacrifice for God will be
remembered by the people.
started to separate into groups after the lecture to share our reflections and
regarding Fr. Foeckler’s teachings this month.
person shared their most touching and inspiring segment of the lecture with
are our reflections on the Beatitudes…
on the Mountain – Beatitudes
MOST INSPIRED ME IS…
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