The Blessed Test
Updated: Aug 22, 2019
What does it mean to be blessed by the Lord? Makarios is Greek word for blessed found in the New Testament. See how many of these blessings apply to your own life!
Blessed is the person who isn't offended by the miracles of God. (Matt 11:6)
Blessed is the one that can understand and perceive the things of God. (Matt 13:16)
We are blessed when we receive understanding and revelation from God. (Matt 16:17)
We are blessed when we believe that God will fulfill his individual promises to us. (Luke 1:45)
A person is blessed that is found tending to the things of God when Jesus returns. (Matt 24:46, Luke 12:37)
Blessed are those who hear the word of God and keep it. (Luke 11:28)
A person is blessed when they reach out to or help people who cannot repay them because they will be repaid by God Himself at the resurrection of the just. (Luke 14:14)
Blessed is the one who eats bread in the kingdom of God - the one who accepts God's invitation to His supper. (Luke 14:15)
Blessed are the barren women who have never had kids in the time of the tribulation. (Luke 23:29)
Blessed are the ones that haven't seen Jesus but believe in Him anyway. (John 20:29)
Blessed are those whose have their sins forgiven. (Romans 4:7)
God is blessed who has given us the gospel. (1 Tim. 1:11)
Jesus is blessed who is the the King of kings and Lord of lords. (1 Tim. 6:15)
Our hope in the glorious return of Christ is blessed. (Titus 2:13)
Blessed is the man who doesn't give in to temptation because he will be given the Crown of Life that the Lord has promised to those who love Him (James 1:12)
The one who continues in the law of liberty (freedom) and doesn't forget what He hears in God's word and does it will be blessed (fortunate and happy) in whatever he does. (James 1:25)
You are blessed if you suffer for doing right. (1 Peter 3:14)
Blessed is the person who is reproached (blamed or disapproved of) for the name of Christ. (1 Peter 4:14)
Blessed is the one who reads and hears the words of the prophecy (book of Revelation) and keeps the things written in it. (Rev. 1:3)
After a certain point in the tribulation, anyone who dies in the Lord is blessed. They will be able to rest from their labor and their works will follow them. (Rev 14:13)
Blessed is the one who watches for Jesus to return and stays under His covering. (Rev 16:5)
Those who are called to the Marriage Supper of the Lamb are blessed. (Rev 19:9)
Blessed and holy is the one who has their part in the first resurrection. (Rev 20:6)
The ones who keep the prophecy of the book of Revelation are blessed. (Rev 22:7)
Blessed are the ones who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates of the city. (Rev 22:14)
Mary was blessed because she was chosen to give birth to Jesus (Luke 1:28)
These are the blessed of God:
(Matthew 5, Luke 6)
the poor in spirit, because theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
the ones who mourn, because they will be comforted
the meek, because they will inherit the earth
those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, because they will be filled
the merciful, because they will receive mercy
the pure in heart, because they will see God
the peacemakers, because they will be called the sons of God
those who are persecuted for righteousness sake, because the kingdom of heaven will be theirs
those who are reviled, persecuted or falsely accused because of Christ for great is their reward in heaven those who hunger, because they will be filled
those who weep, because they will laugh
the poor, because theirs is the kingdom of God
those who are hated, rejected or isolated because of their relationship with Christ because great is their reward!
The only way a person can really understand the depth of these blessings is to understand that, as Christians, this earth is not our home. Let's live every day for God, storing up treasures in heaven!
Teresa Kelton is the editor of Daughters of Zion Ellis County. Daughters of Zion is a women's group that meets for prayer, ministry, teaching and fellowship.
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