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Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Merry Christmas, you guys)

 
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i wanted an exercise in finding that Christmas spirit that i remember from old.

it's not easy to find this in the world we live in today.
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1 advice
Dont do the name calling, Jesus dident vant us to worship him
But the lord and God and the funky master chief

And here is some avsome harp ontop

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It takes a avatar, Joan Jett but an intelligent person that can reason, to get the point across! I am impressed!! Keep up the GOOD works. There is none better than "The Sermon On The Mount". God bless you and keep you> I promise you that God will bless you. Godlike productions is fortunate to have you as a Mod!Please , please, send the message out!!
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After the peace of the Church of Rome, to facilitate the acceptance of the faith by the pagan masses, found it convenient (sic) to institute the 25th of December as the feast of the temporal birth of Christ, to divert them from the pagan feast, celebrated on the same day in honour of the "Invincible Sun" Mithras, the conqueror of darkness (fn 74, II, p. 67 quote also in Bacchiocchi, From Sabbath to Sunday, Pontifical Gregorian University Press, Rome, 1977, p. 260).

Elohiym is Spirit and those who worship Him do so in Spirit and Truth.

Man took a pagan day and called it a Holy Day, set-apart - where is that allowed ? to mix the Holy with the profane

Yeshuah was born on the First day of the Feast of Tabernacles

And it shall come to pass, that every one that is left of all the nations which came against Jerusalem shall even go up from year to year to worship the King, YHWH of hosts, and to keep the Feast of Tabernacles. Zech 14:16

Happy Hanukkah, Yeshuah kept It and 3 chapters of John's Gospel occur during Hanukkah

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i wanted an exercise in finding that Christmas spirit that i remember from old.

it's not easy to find this in the world we live in today.
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You are an inspiration.

Merry Christmas and so many blessings to you.

xmas
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Why do you have a cigarette in your mouth I your picture? Do you know that you are causing harm to others with your second hand smoke as well as to yourself? I think it's very hypocritical when so called "Christians" smoke. How disgusting. What a disgusting picture and a disgusting habit.
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M A T T H E W 7 : 1

And also please remember what our Lord and Savior said..."it's not what goes into your mouth that defiles a person... But what comes out of a persons mouth that defiles them"

So called christian huh. You need a mirror!
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Amen ! Salt , that was beautiful. Thank You . Merry Christmas to you and yours. Stay safe and may God Bless us all red_heartblwkss
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Goodness Gracious, Anon. Lighten up (or light up) Dante. Op's avatar is Joan Jett. It's Joan with the dangling smoke. OP may have one dangling from her lips as well, but that's not her in the picture. Even if she's a mirror of her avatar, so what. She started a thread with the beatitudes, a message of hope among sadness, love against evidence to the contrary, and all you can do is harp on second hand smoke and how you believe a follower of Christ should front and look? Forest, meet tree. Talk about killing flys with a bazooka. Why don't you take the stick out and enjoy the message without looking to slam the messenger.
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Thanks for the scripture, Salt. A great reminder! hf
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Christmas / Easter have nothing to do with God.


If you are really interested in your relationship with God, if you are really interested in how He wants to be loved and does not want to be loved, then this teaching is for you. We take a hard look at a subject that most are too scared to consider critically, Christmas and Easter. This teaching is for those that are bold in the faith, and really want a relationship with their Creator that is founded on love, in the way He defines love. Prepare to challenge your faith, and Test Everything.

teshuvaministries.net/portfolio-post/sunburned-part-1-119-min​istries/
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how odd...

I have seen this 3 times today

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."


Once at the grocery store on a discarded pamphlet...

the 2nd time someone had posted it to facebook

and now this...

its quite chilling and pretty cool


thanks for posting it

I guess I was meant to pay attention to it

hf
 Quoting: Dr. Acula


Whoa, three times? I've also had someone say this to me just recently. My area was going through some bad storms & it was cold & raining. I went to store and as I was getting out of my car I noticed a man walking by in the parking lot with no jacket & he appeared as if he could be homeless.

I have a couple of warm jackets of my husbands left so I asked him if he needed a jacket. He said yes and that he didn't have one. He told me that the Salvation Army didn't have any left that fit him. I actually had them in my trunk because I had decided, a couple of weeks prior when weather was changing, that I would stop being so sentimental about my husband's things and give them to the first two people I ran into that appeared to need them. So I had thrown them into the trunk.

When I got the jacket out of the trunk & handed it to him I thought he was going to cry as he tried it on (it fit fine) but instead he said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven." He then reached in his pants pocket & pulled out a small piece of pretty quartz and gave to me before he turned around & walked away. It was a very humbling moment.

I think there was a reason why I didn't just take them to Goodwill or Salvation Army when I first put them in car and that was because this man had already been there & probably wasn't going back to them.

And seeing that verse in the title is what made me click on the thread.

So thank-you, Salt, for bringing that moment back to me!

Thank-you and Merry Christmas!
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how odd...

I have seen this 3 times today

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."


Once at the grocery store on a discarded pamphlet...

the 2nd time someone had posted it to facebook

and now this...

its quite chilling and pretty cool


thanks for posting it

I guess I was meant to pay attention to it

hf
 Quoting: Dr. Acula


Whoa, three times? I've also had someone say this to me just recently. My area was going through some bad storms & it was cold & raining. I went to store and as I was getting out of my car I noticed a man walking by in the parking lot with no jacket & he appeared as if he could be homeless.

I have a couple of warm jackets of my husbands left so I asked him if he needed a jacket. He said yes and that he didn't have one. He told me that the Salvation Army didn't have any left that fit him. I actually had them in my trunk because I had decided, a couple of weeks prior when weather was changing, that I would stop being so sentimental about my husband's things and give them to the first two people I ran into that appeared to need them. So I had thrown them into the trunk.

When I got the jacket out of the trunk & handed it to him I thought he was going to cry as he tried it on (it fit fine) but instead he said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven." He then reached in his pants pocket & pulled out a small piece of pretty quartz and gave to me before he turned around & walked away. It was a very humbling moment.

I think there was a reason why I didn't just take them to Goodwill or Salvation Army when I first put them in car and that was because this man had already been there & probably wasn't going back to them.

And seeing that verse in the title is what made me click on the thread.

So thank-you, Salt, for bringing that moment back to me!

Thank-you and Merry Christmas!
 Quoting: January Wolves


hf

that was a sweet gesture to do for that person :)

may you be blessed 10 fold!

:)
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Christmas / Easter have nothing to do with God.


If you are really interested in your relationship with God, if you are really interested in how He wants to be loved and does not want to be loved, then this teaching is for you. We take a hard look at a subject that most are too scared to consider critically, Christmas and Easter. This teaching is for those that are bold in the faith, and really want a relationship with their Creator that is founded on love, in the way He defines love. Prepare to challenge your faith, and Test Everything.

teshuvaministries.net/portfolio-post/sunburned-part-1-119-min​istries/
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119 Ministries - good stuff, so is this Teaching on christmas and easter

"Did you know that during the popular 16th century plays, before the devil would come on stage, he would announce himself by saying the phrase "Ho, Ho, Ho"? And this is where Santa got his most famous phrase!"

DO NOT watch this unless you want to know the truth. Even if you already know the history, this video will challenge even you.

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Christmas / Easter have nothing to do with God.


If you are really interested in your relationship with God, if you are really interested in how He wants to be loved and does not want to be loved, then this teaching is for you. We take a hard look at a subject that most are too scared to consider critically, Christmas and Easter. This teaching is for those that are bold in the faith, and really want a relationship with their Creator that is founded on love, in the way He defines love. Prepare to challenge your faith, and Test Everything.

teshuvaministries.net/portfolio-post/sunburned-part-1-119-min​istries/
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119 Ministries - good stuff, so is this Teaching on christmas and easter

"Did you know that during the popular 16th century plays, before the devil would come on stage, he would announce himself by saying the phrase "Ho, Ho, Ho"? And this is where Santa got his most famous phrase!"

DO NOT watch this unless you want to know the truth. Even if you already know the history, this video will challenge even you.


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PFT's Truth or Tradition is great! Looking forward to 119s Part 2 of "Sunburned"
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hf

that was a sweet gesture to do for that person :)

may you be blessed 10 fold!

:)
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Aww, thank-you, Dr.A. But actually I was probably being very selfish for holding on to his things for so long when others could use them & I couldn't. I felt happy giving the jacket away because I think my husband would have wanted me to. It has just taken me a long time to figure that out!

I'll be going through all his things now.

That homeless man did more for me than I did for him.

And hoping you have a wonderful Christmas!
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hugs Salt,

Love your thread...

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"Blessed are the poor in spirit" (Matt. 5:3): What does it mean?

Scripture scholars inform us that the Beatitudes are not merely simple statements of fact: they are, on the contrary, explanations: "O the blessedness of the poor in spirit!" The Beatitudes are not pious hopes of what shall be, they are a confirmation of what already is: it is a happiness which exists here and now, and which cannot be taken from us.

The root meaning of the English happiness (chance from the word happen) is an inadequate translation of the Greek word makarios —a joy independent of all the vicissitudes of life. Christian joy is unassailable; it cannot be lost despite sorrow, pain, grief, or even betrayal.

In Greek also there are two words for poor: penes and ptochos. The former describes one who has nothing superfluous; the latter, the word used in the Beatitudes, refers to absolute abject poverty, the poverty which brings one to one’s knees; it embraces those who have nothing at all. So this Beatitude is really surprising –it seems to say "O the untouchable joy of the totally poverty-stricken."

It must be remembered also that the Beatitudes were not originally spoken in Greek but rather in Aramaic. The Jewish word ani or ebion (poor) came to mean "the man who because he has no earthly resources places his entire trust in God."

With this background in mind we can arrive at the meaning of the Beatitude. "Blessed is the man who knowing his own utter helplessness entrusts himself totally to God." Such at most implies detachment from possessions for they cannot bring happiness or security, and attachment to God alone Who brings help and hope and strength. The man who is poor in spirit and knows that things mean nothing and that God means everything, the poverty that is blessed therefore is poverty of spirit. To such a poverty belongs the kingdom of heaven; and even more surprisingly it exists often in the destitute, as many Catholic missionaries realized long before the days of liberation theology so foreign to the true spirit and meaning of the Gospel. Fr. Leo Boyle
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hf

that was a sweet gesture to do for that person :)

may you be blessed 10 fold!

:)
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Aww, thank-you, Dr.A. But actually I was probably being very selfish for holding on to his things for so long when others could use them & I couldn't. I felt happy giving the jacket away because I think my husband would have wanted me to. It has just taken me a long time to figure that out!

I'll be going through all his things now.

That homeless man did more for me than I did for him.

And hoping you have a wonderful Christmas!
 Quoting: January Wolves


if you had gave them all away earlier... the man would not have benefited... everything happens for a reason... that man needed it and when the time was right he got it :)

sorry for your loss btw
hf
i have lost too... time makes it better... it really really does!

Merry Christmas! Hope its the best one yet for ya!!!

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Awesome post.

God Bless all of us, humanity. We're all in this together.
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how odd...

I have seen this 3 times today

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."


Once at the grocery store on a discarded pamphlet...

the 2nd time someone had posted it to facebook

and now this...

its quite chilling and pretty cool


thanks for posting it

I guess I was meant to pay attention to it

hf
 Quoting: Dr. Acula


bumphf

I think God talks through events like that, it has happened to me and a man named "Johnathan Kleck" he makes YouTube videos.

God loves each of us very much, when the times ahead get rough, make sure to not lose your cool and stay the kind and intelligent person that you are.
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Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.

Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the earth.

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be filled.

Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.

Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.

Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.

Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.


You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled underfoot.

You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.

Matthew 5


Have a joyful Christmas season, you guys!
God loves you more than you can imagine.

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fyi: being "poor in spirit" means being so defeated and bankrupt in the spirit from suffering that you got practically nothin' left.
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Sermon of the Mount..Beautiful rose...

His legacy rose
Matthew 16>18
And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it..
Peter was crucified..on Vatican Hill

"Thou shalt not kill" does not apply to murder of one's own kind only, but to all living beings; and this Commandment was inscribed in the human breast long before it was proclaimed from Sinai. ~Leo Tolstoy


You have heard that it was said, "You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have?

..Immanuel ,The Christ (Sermon Of The Mount)


“WHAT YOU DO TO OTHERS YOU DO TO YOURSELF FOR THAT IS THE LAW..AND THE PROFIT"

..)

Preach the Gospel at all times..and when necessary use words..

St.Francis Of Assisi..

Dont look at where the finger is pointing..but at WHO is doing the pointing


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Be part of the re evolution of the Spirit..say yes to peace and love..be called child of God

Inherit the Kingdom

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You have to admit it, what a great way to make the slaves happy (or at least accepting) of a crap life, to promise them a brilliant make believe one after death.

Cus of course god cares so little that you live a terrible life now, that he will give you a life of comfort after you are dead. Makes perfect sense.

Its as crazy as the muslims with their virgins. Dont you see a pattern here?
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that picture's not a picture of him or her but is a picture of Joan Jett
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I ride too sorry for the road rash and your troubles. I'm a fellow lady rider also. Keep the faith and it will all turn out OK. You'll look back and just be proud you didn't lose it. Praying helps you pull through, and prayers coming your way!
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Poor in the Spirit means living but on the Word of God. No Christmas.
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how odd...

I have seen this 3 times today

"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."


Once at the grocery store on a discarded pamphlet...

the 2nd time someone had posted it to facebook

and now this...

its quite chilling and pretty cool


thanks for posting it

I guess I was meant to pay attention to it

hf
 Quoting: Dr. Acula


Whoa, three times? I've also had someone say this to me just recently. My area was going through some bad storms & it was cold & raining. I went to store and as I was getting out of my car I noticed a man walking by in the parking lot with no jacket & he appeared as if he could be homeless.

I have a couple of warm jackets of my husbands left so I asked him if he needed a jacket. He said yes and that he didn't have one. He told me that the Salvation Army didn't have any left that fit him. I actually had them in my trunk because I had decided, a couple of weeks prior when weather was changing, that I would stop being so sentimental about my husband's things and give them to the first two people I ran into that appeared to need them. So I had thrown them into the trunk.

When I got the jacket out of the trunk & handed it to him I thought he was going to cry as he tried it on (it fit fine) but instead he said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven." He then reached in his pants pocket & pulled out a small piece of pretty quartz and gave to me before he turned around & walked away. It was a very humbling moment.

I think there was a reason why I didn't just take them to Goodwill or Salvation Army when I first put them in car and that was because this man had already been there & probably wasn't going back to them.

And seeing that verse in the title is what made me click on the thread.

So thank-you, Salt, for bringing that moment back to me!

Thank-you and Merry Christmas!
 Quoting: January Wolves


amazing. thanks for posting hf
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hf

that was a sweet gesture to do for that person :)

may you be blessed 10 fold!

:)
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Aww, thank-you, Dr.A. But actually I was probably being very selfish for holding on to his things for so long when others could use them & I couldn't. I felt happy giving the jacket away because I think my husband would have wanted me to. It has just taken me a long time to figure that out!

I'll be going through all his things now.

That homeless man did more for me than I did for him.

And hoping you have a wonderful Christmas!
 Quoting: January Wolves


there is nothing wrong with taking a while to let things go. i still have a small bag with two of my husbands unwashed shirts on a shelf in my closet. they are the only things left (outside of his leather jacket which i wear myself). i keep them because they still smell like him.
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hugs Salt,

Love your thread...

+ + +

"Blessed are the poor in spirit" (Matt. 5:3): What does it mean?

Scripture scholars inform us that the Beatitudes are not merely simple statements of fact: they are, on the contrary, explanations: "O the blessedness of the poor in spirit!" The Beatitudes are not pious hopes of what shall be, they are a confirmation of what already is: it is a happiness which exists here and now, and which cannot be taken from us.

The root meaning of the English happiness (chance from the word happen) is an inadequate translation of the Greek word makarios —a joy independent of all the vicissitudes of life. Christian joy is unassailable; it cannot be lost despite sorrow, pain, grief, or even betrayal.

In Greek also there are two words for poor: penes and ptochos. The former describes one who has nothing superfluous; the latter, the word used in the Beatitudes, refers to absolute abject poverty, the poverty which brings one to one’s knees; it embraces those who have nothing at all. So this Beatitude is really surprising –it seems to say "O the untouchable joy of the totally poverty-stricken."

It must be remembered also that the Beatitudes were not originally spoken in Greek but rather in Aramaic. The Jewish word ani or ebion (poor) came to mean "the man who because he has no earthly resources places his entire trust in God."

With this background in mind we can arrive at the meaning of the Beatitude. "Blessed is the man who knowing his own utter helplessness entrusts himself totally to God." Such at most implies detachment from possessions for they cannot bring happiness or security, and attachment to God alone Who brings help and hope and strength. The man who is poor in spirit and knows that things mean nothing and that God means everything, the poverty that is blessed therefore is poverty of spirit. To such a poverty belongs the kingdom of heaven; and even more surprisingly it exists often in the destitute, as many Catholic missionaries realized long before the days of liberation theology so foreign to the true spirit and meaning of the Gospel. Fr. Leo Boyle
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thanks for extrapolating the meaning even more for us.
hf
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Re: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Merry Christmas, you guys)
Rejoice! Jesus is the Poor! Love the poor!

34“Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. 35‘For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me something to drink; I was a stranger, and you invited Me in; 36naked, and you clothed Me; I was sick, and you visited Me; I was in prison, and you came to Me.’ 37“Then the righteous will answer Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, and feed You, or thirsty, and give You something to drink? 38‘And when did we see You a stranger, and invite You in, or naked, and clothe You? 39‘When did we see You sick, or in prison, and come to You?’ 40“The King will answer and say to them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’

41“Then He will also say to those on His left, ‘Depart from Me, accursed ones, into the eternal fire which has been prepared for the devil and his angels; 42for I was hungry, and you gave Me nothing to eat; I was thirsty, and you gave Me nothing to drink; 43I was a stranger, and you did not invite Me in; naked, and you did not clothe Me; sick, and in prison, and you did not visit Me.’ 44“Then they themselves also will answer, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry, or thirsty, or a stranger, or naked, or sick, or in prison, and did not take care of You?’ 45“Then He will answer them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’ 46“These will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” Matt 25:34-46

28“Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. 29“Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS. 30“For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” Matt 11:28-30
 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 18298744


all that bible scribble makes me sick, blessed are the ones who knew not who they where or what path to travel.
Dont come here with judgment

 Quoting: Anonymous Coward 29337928



Ok then, coal it is for you. Seriously though, I'm sorry I didn't mean to judge anyone by posting scripture quotes.
When I think of the poor in spirit, I think of someone who has an absence of hate even when suffering because they are so immersed in God's love. Merry Christmas!