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Jesus started his Sermon on the Mount by describing the kinds of people God blesses. And he wasn’t talking about sneezers.

This is Q1L12 of our Explorers curriculum. Download the family guide here: Download Family Guide (pdf)

Key Points:

  • God loves to bless people who don’t seem important to the world. Matthew 5:3-9
  • Whoever God blesses is really, truly happy.
  • We can even be happy when people are picking on us for loving Jesus. Matthew 5:10-12

Memory Verse:

Matthew 5:3 God blesses those who are poor and realize their need for him, for the Kingdom of Heaven is theirs.

See Also: Happiness, Sadness

Talk About It
  1. What’s your favorite part of the video? What’s one thing you learned from it?
  2. Who are the people in your life who care about you? How do you know they care?
  3. Who was teaching on the mountainside?
  4. Who did Jesus say God likes to bless?
  5. Read Isaiah 41:10. Why don’t we have to be afraid or discouraged? How does God help us?
  6. How will you apply this lesson to your life this week?

This is part of the Life of Jesus series.

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