Jesus said: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 5:3 NIV
I admit I am powerless over the affects of drugs and alcohol, and self-centered behavior —my life is unmanageable.
Jesus said: “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
Matthew 5:4 NIV
I believe Jesus Christ can and will create in me a new way of life.
Jesus said: “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”
Matthew 5:5 NIV
I give my will and my life to Jesus Christ.
Jesus said: “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.”
Matthew 5:6 NIV
I honestly examine myself in the light of God’s Word.
Jesus said: “Blessed are the merciful for they will be shown mercy.”
Matthew 5:7 NIV
I humbly ask God’s forgiveness for my sinful past. I am able to forgive those who have hurt me.
Jesus said: “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.”
Matthew 5:8 NIV
I desire to live under the guidance of God’s Holy Spirit —day by day.
Jesus said: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God.”
Matthew 5:9 NIV
I ask forgiveness from all those I have hurt or dealt with unfairly.
Jesus said: “Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”
Matthew 5:10 NIV
I trust in the power of Jesus Christ when I face hardship and trials.
Jesus said: “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of Me. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven...”
Matthew 5:11-12 NIV
I stand firm in my faith that Jesus is in control of all things.
Jesus said: “You ARE the salt of the earth... you ARE the light of the world...let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deed and praise your Father in heaven..”
Matthew 5:13-16 NIV
As a new creation in Christ, I share with others the Good News of a risen Savior who makes His people whole.