If you happen to read the Message translation of Matthew’s beatitudes, you’ll notice that instead of saying “blessed” the word is “happy.”
Season after Pentecost | All Saints Day (Year A)
Revelation 7:9-17; Psalm 34:1-10, 22; 1 John 3:1-3; Matthew 5:1-12
This passage from Revelation isn't about the end times, but it is about a future hope. It reminds us that not all endings are bad.
When my senior colleague proposed a ten-week sermon series on the saints, I was hesitant. Would anyone find this interesting?