Episode 16 –
Beatitudes (part 2)
The Beatitudes. So familiar, yet do we really understand them?
In this lecture, Sharon blazes through the history of Israel, setting the stage for a deeper understanding of the meaning of the Beatitudes.
The occupied, oppressed nation of Israel was yearning for a savior, a savior that would rid them of centuries of foreign occupation.
Then Jesus arrives, working amazing miracles.
Could He be the One??
Expectations are high, but expectations are turned inside-out as Jesus proclaims the paradoxical truths of the Beatitudes.
Sharon Doran serves as the teaching director of “Seeking Truth.” An experienced Bible Study teacher, Sharon has a passion for scripture that will motivate and challenge you to immerse yourself in God’s Word and apply His message to your every day life.
“Seeking Truth” is an in depth Catholic Bible Study, commissioned by the Archdiocese of Omaha in response to John Paul II’s call to the New Evangelization as well as Pope Benedict XVI’s exhortation for all Catholics to study scripture. To learn more go to:www.seekingtruth.net