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Blessed Are They That Mourn

The Beatitudes
The BeatitudesSteve Gregg

In this talk, Steve Gregg explores the meaning and significance of the phrase "Blessed are they that mourn," which appears in the Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount. He asserts that mourning is not simply temporary sadness or depression, but a deep emotional response to significant loss, rejection, or extended periods of suffering. Gregg argues that Christians should not ignore or dismiss mourning, as it is a normal and necessary part of the human experience. He believes that the modern church often focuses too much on having fun and overlooks the importance of facing sadness and sorrow. Throughout the talk, he emphasizes that biblical teachings offer hope and comfort for those who mourn.

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