Read - Matthew 5:3-10

3God blesses those people

who depend only on him.

They belong to the kingdom

of heaven!

4 God blesses those people

who grieve.

They will find comfort!

5 God blesses those people

who are humble.

The earth will belong

to them!

6 God blesses those people

who want to obey him

more than to eat or drink.

They will be given

what they want!

7God blesses those people

who are merciful.

They will be treated

with mercy!

8 God blesses those people

whose hearts are pure.

They will see him!

9God blesses those people

who make peace.

They will be called

his children!

10 God blesses those people

who are treated badly

for doing right.

They belong to the kingdom

of heaven.

Contemporary English Version, Second Edition (CEV®) © 2006 American Bible Society. All rights reserved.