Jesus paradoxically describes those as happy who are poverty-stricken in their souls. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). As upside-down and inside-out as this may sound, if we believe Jesus then we certainly want to know what he is talking about. What does it mean to be “poor in spirit”?
Text: Matthew 22:37-40 The Big Idea: If we get these two things right, we get it all right. If we get these two wrong, we miss it all. God help us!