The Beatitudes Research Paper

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Beatitudes The author of the writing of the Beatitudes belongs to Matthew, his original audience of the writing was directed to the Jews. The writing of Matthew was to demonstrate Jesus as the Son of David, the King Messiah who fulfilled the prophecy. In this writing of the Beatitudes will show how Jesus taught his disciples the ethical or moral guidelines for the life in His Kingdom, these guidelines had virtues that points one to demonstrate the quality of righteousness life here on earth and the future time in Heaven. In this passage concerning the Beatitudes there are several key terms to be examined. I will be focusing in on the term “blessed “only. Baker’s Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology defines blessed as” a condition

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