2.18: Blessed are the persecuted

This is one of the most misinterpreted and misused sayings of the sage Jesus. It has been employed by every charlatan trying to rile of the base that the divine blessing shines on them because they are not happy with their earthly position. Often the charlatan uses the superficial difference in amounts of earthly goods …

2.17: Warning against wrongful peace

We have noted that real peace is only possible with real purity. The effort to establish peace in the sense active in the beatitudes independent of purity is impossible. Peace is, for a time, achievable by the tyrant that threatens off with their heads for fighting. But there is no real peace there. There is …