beatitudes

The blessings pronounced in the opening words of the Sermon on the Mount: eight in Saint Matthew, on

  • the poor in spirit
  • the meek
  • mourners
  • justice-seekers
  • the merciful
  • peacemakers
  • clean of heart
  • persecuted

and four in Saint Luke,

  • the poor in spirit
  • justice-seekers
  • mourners
  • victims of persecution