Jamaica Deanery Lenten Services 2017

Lenten Theme: “The Beatitudes” From a Latin root that means “blessed” or “happy.” It refers to statements in the OT and NT which begin with a similar form: “Blessed are . . ., for. . . .” Emphasis in the OT is on the present state of the person addressed who has earned this special blessed status in relation to God. In the NT beatitudes, the blessing is based in…Keep Reading