BEATITUDES 8: BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED.


BEATITUDES 8: BLESSED ARE THE PERSECUTED. In the picture, you see displaced Iraqi Christians pray, light candles for a religious service in Arbil, northern Iraq. “What this Beatitude means, then, is: blessed are those who are persecuted because they are holy, or because they are striving to be holy, for theirs is the Kingdom of…