You are blessed and happy in your spiritual life in Christ.

You are blessed and happy in your spiritual life in Christ.

“He who heeds the word wisely will find good, and whoever trusts in the LORD, happy [esher] is he.” (Prov 16:20)

“Do you have faith? Have it to yourself before God. Happy [makarios] is he who does not condemn himself in what he approves.” (Rom 14:22)

“Blessed [makarios] are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt 5:3)

“Blessed [makarios] are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” (Matt 5:4)

“Blessed [makarios] are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” (Matt 5:5)

“Blessed [makarios] are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” (Matt 5:6)

“Blessed [makarios] are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.” (Matt 5:7)

“Blessed [makarios] are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.” (Matt 5:8)

“Blessed [makarios] are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.” (Matt 5:9)

“Blessed [makarios] are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matt 5:10)

“Blessed [makarios] are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.” (Matt 5:11)

“Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.” (Matt 5:12)

“If you know these things, blessed [makarios] are you if you do them.” (Jn 13:17)

“Indeed we count them blessed [makarios] who endure. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and seen the end intended by the Lord—that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.” (Jm 5:11)

“But even if you should suffer for righteousness’ sake, you are blessed [makarios]. “And do not be afraid of their threats, nor be troubled.” (1Pet 3:14)

“If you are reproached for the name of Christ, blessed [makarios] are you, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests upon you. On their part He is blasphemed, but on your part He is glorified.” (1Pet 4:14)

“And blessed [makarios] is he who is not offended because of Me.” (Matt 11:6)

“But blessed [makarios] are your eyes for they see, and your ears for they hear” (Matt 13:16)

“Blessed [makarios] are you poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.” (Lk 6:20)

“But He said, More than that, blessed [makarios] are those who hear the word of God and keep it!” (Lk 11:28)

“Blessed [makarios] is he who shall eat bread in the kingdom of God!” (Lk 14:15)

“Blessed [makarios] is he who reads and those who hear the words of this prophecy, and keep those things which are written in it; for the time is near.” (Rev 1:3)

“Blessed is the man who endures temptation” (Jm 1:12)

“Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” (Jn 20:29)

Reading: Prov 16-18; Rom 3