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Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 10:12am On Dec 11, 2016
Matthew 5:3
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

i think being poor in spirit is synonymous with ignoring and not developing your spirituality. I would rather be rich spiritually.
What thinks you friends?
4evergod, Muafrica, ScidnceWatch n others come o Abeg..
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by DonCortino: 10:18am On Dec 11, 2016
So u are opposing Jesus now abi?

Moreover your interpretation is not what that passage means.
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by vizkiz: 10:18am On Dec 11, 2016
“Blessed [spiritually prosperous, happy, to be admired] are the poor in spirit [those devoid of spiritual arrogance, those who regard themselves as insignificant], for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever].
MAT 5:3 (Amplified)

Get a better understanding of what you don't know before opening your mouth to spit trash/Typing rubbish. I guess you did this just to grace the Frontpage Cuz the owner of the forum is an Atheist. Smh

Na so many of you dey fail exams

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Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by Petros45: 10:31am On Dec 11, 2016
it simply means having a need for God or the consciousness of the existence of God
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by EyeHateGod: 10:33am On Dec 11, 2016
is this the new way pastors use to dupe members of there money grin
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 4:20pm On Dec 11, 2016
DonCortino:
So u are opposing Jesus now abi?

Moreover your interpretation is not what that passage means.
] worthy me never opposed anybody.
just sharing my thoughts on d passage knowing exactly what the word "poor" means
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 4:29pm On Dec 11, 2016
vizkiz:
“Blessed [spiritually prosperous, happy, to be admired] are the poor in spirit [those devoid of spiritual arrogance, those who regard themselves as insignificant], for theirs is the kingdom of heaven [both now and forever].
MAT 5:3 (Amplified)

Get a better understanding of what you don't know before opening your mouth to spit trash/Typing rubbish. I guess you did this just to grace the Frontpage Cuz the owner of the forum is an Atheist. Smh

Na so many of you dey fail exams

Poor you.
Is it safe to say ur definition of " poor in spirit" is : Those who are not spiritually ignorant and see them selves as insignificant I.e nothing?
Dis definition here escapes me.
Mind u, I'm no atheist.
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 4:34pm On Dec 11, 2016
Petros45:
it simply means having a need for God or the consciousness of the existence of God


Rich in spirit would suffice in that case, not "poor".
Don't tell me u don't know poor means lack?
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 4:37pm On Dec 11, 2016
EyeHateGod:
is this the new way pastors use to dupe members of there money grin
You know the drill na.
Be poor in spirit so he can be rich in both spirit and u know... lipsrsealed
EyeHateGod:
is this the new way pastors use to dupe members of there money grin
You know the drill na.
Be poor in spirit so he can be rich in both spirit and u know...
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by soulpeppersoup(m): 4:40pm On Dec 11, 2016
edogho:
Matthew 5:3
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

i think being poor in spirit is synonymous with ignoring and not developing your spirituality. I would rather be rich spiritually.
What thinks you friends?
4evergod, Muafrica, ScidnceWatch n others come o Abeg..

This verse can be interpreted as, " blessed are the poor in their soul content, for theirs is the kingdom of God".

Man is an accumulation of knowledge of which most are destructive to his soul/spiritual life. Shading these knowledge for the knowledge that will build you up for God's kingdom means your poor of the previous knowledge you have but rich in the knowledge that lead to heaven.

Sketchy explanation
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by Nobody: 4:48pm On Dec 11, 2016
edogho:
Matthew 5:3
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

i think being poor in spirit is synonymous with ignoring and not developing your spirituality. I would rather be rich spiritually.
What thinks you friends?
4evergod, Muafrica, ScidnceWatch n others come o Abeg..

OP when you realize you have no food in your stomach this translates to being hungry and then you would have a desire to feed. However you would not just eat anything, you would eat something satisfying and filling.

This is what the scripture is talking about when it said poor in spirit. When you realize you need to be fed and are empty. However only the spiritual can satisfy the spiritual and when you eat the perfect spiritual meal, your spirit would know.

It speaks about spiritual humility and spiritual hunger for God.

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Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by xtivin(m): 4:58pm On Dec 11, 2016
edogho:
Matthew 5:3
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

i think being poor in spirit is synonymous with ignoring and not developing your spirituality. I would rather be rich spiritually.
What thinks you friends?
4evergod, Muafrica, ScidnceWatch n others come o Abeg..

That's not what it means
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 5:00pm On Dec 11, 2016
4everGod:


OP when you realize you have no food in your stomach this translates to being hungry and then you would have a desire to feed. However you would not just eat anything, you would eat something satisfying and filling.

This is what the scripture is talking about when it said poor in spirit. When you realize you need to be fed and are empty. However only the spiritual can satisfy the spiritual and when you eat the perfect spiritual meal, your spirit would know.

It speaks about spiritual humility and spiritual hunger for God.
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Thanks jor. The rest just wan yab person die.
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by Nobody: 2:58pm On May 24, 2017
edogho:
Matthew 5:3
3 Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

i think being poor in spirit is synonymous with ignoring and not developing your spirituality. I would rather be rich spiritually.
What thinks you friends?
4evergod, Muafrica, ScidnceWatch n others come o Abeg..

This is very deep.

The word "rich" here is used in reference to a spirit that is also referred to as "fattened" in the spirit.

You know the story of the prodigal sons? It depicts a spiritual reality. There are two kinds of spirit on the earth. One is loaded with spiritual attributes that enable a person to posses spiritual power and more often, such persons use it for vain things. THAT is the rich spirit. They know God but choose rebellion. The prodigal son here.

Then there is a second kind of spirit that is born into the earth without that kind of human power, they are poor in spirit. They easily seek after the power of God and keep the faith. Some may not yet be believers, but they are easily converted. They are the son that stayed with the father, had no spiritual riches of their own, and did not ask for their inheritance like the prodigal son did.

Some atheists here may fall in the first kind of persons. Not that they don't know God, but their spirit is haughty and full of pride. smiley

Which one are you? undecided
Re: Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit? ??? by edogho(m): 1:05pm On Jun 03, 2017
Muafrika2:


This is very deep.

The word "rich" here is used in reference to a spirit that is also referred to as "fattened" in the spirit.

You know the story of the prodigal sons? It depicts a spiritual reality. There are two kinds of spirit on the earth. One is loaded with spiritual attributes that enable a person to posses spiritual power and more often, such persons use it for vain things. THAT is the rich spirit. They know God but choose rebellion. The prodigal son here.

Then there is a second kind of spirit that is born into the earth without that kind of human power, they are poor in spirit. They easily seek after the power of God and keep the faith. Some may not yet be believers, but they are easily converted. They are the son that stayed with the father, had no spiritual riches of their own, and did not ask for their inheritance like the prodigal son did.

Some atheists here may fall in the first kind of persons. Not that they don't know God, but their spirit is haughty and full of pride. smiley

Which one are you? undecided



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