Join us at Founded in Truth Fellowship this Saturday, January February 10th, at 11:00 a.m. EST for a service that promises to be both edifying and a blessing. Before the service, we welcome you to share in fellowship and breakfast at 10:00 a.m., a perfect time to connect and share in community spirit.
This week, we delve deeper into the Sermon on the Mount, focusing on the revolutionary teaching of “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” Amidst the oppression of 1st-century Judea under Roman rule, Yeshua’s message of meekness stood in stark contrast to the violent resistance of the zealots and revolutionaries of the time. Despite their efforts, their battles against the Romans invariably ended in defeat, leading to further despair among the people.
In this period of turmoil, Yeshua’s call to meekness emerged as a radical directive, challenging his followers to adopt a posture of strength rooted in humility, gentleness, and self-control. This beatitude is not a call to passive submission but a powerful invitation to inherit the earth through peaceful resilience.
We will explore how this teaching of Yeshua not only offered a new vision of strength to those oppressed by the Roman empire but also provided a model for all who seek to live in accordance with God’s Kingdom. “Blessed are the meek” is a declaration of hope and a promise of restoration for those who choose the path of meekness over violence and pride.
Join Pastor Matthew Vander Els and the Founded in Truth Fellowship community as we explore this profound beatitude and its implications for our lives today. Discover the depth of Yeshua’s message and how it continues to offer guidance and hope in our journey towards living out the Kingdom Ethic.