Among Women Espresso Shot #43: Blessed are the peacemakers

Welcome to Episode 43 of the Among Women “Espresso Shot”
– a short strong coffee break of faith sharing and teaching from Pat Gohn.

Today’s topic: The Beatitudes – “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be children of God.”

In this espresso shot, I examine the seventh Beatitude from Matthew 5:9: “Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be children of God.” (NAB)

This is the seventh podcast in a 9-podcast series devoted to reviewing the eight Beatitudes that open Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in the Gospel of Matthew. In this podcast, as with the previous ones in this series, I’m examining how peacemaking not only reflects Jesus, but it ought to be part of our vocation and, finally, point us toward heaven.

Links for this episode:

The Didache Bible

Other podcasts of related interest:

Previous podcasts in the Beatitudes series:

AW Espresso Shot 42: Blessed are the pure in heart
AW Espresso Shot 41:  Blessed are the merciful
AW Espresso Shot 40: Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness
AW Espresso Shot 39: Blessed are the meek
AW Espresso Shot 38: Blessed are those who mourn
AW Espresso Shot 37: Blessed are the poor in spirit
AW Espresso Shot 36: An overview of the Beatitudes


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