The Beatitudes begin what might be the most critical summation of Christ’s teaching–the Sermon on the Mount. If every Christian could know only one passage by heart, the Sermon on the Mount would be a good start. Be on your way by memorizing Matthew 5:1-12.
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Ragan Sutterfield is a writer and Episcopal seminarian sojourning from his native Arkansas in Alexandria, Virginia. He is the author of This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey Into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith (Convergent/Random House 2015).