The word “blessed” means “happy.” We all want happiness and the way to eternal happiness is to receive Christ as Lord and Savior. Finding Your Faith Series: Part 3: Where is the house God gave us? The believers or the Church is the Bride (2 Corinthians 11:2; Ephesians 5:22-33) and the Bridegroom is Jesus Christ (John 3:29). He loved to curse may his curses return upon him! Informations sur votre appareil et sur votre connexion Internet, y compris votre adresse IP, Navigation et recherche lors de l’utilisation des sites Web et applications Verizon Media. Part 2: Raw Power Unleashed Bible Study Series, Raw Power Unleashed! May they pronounce blessings on him all day long! 'Blessings' in the Bible. But if we read it in the context of the entire passage, this verse is a warning concerning the coming of Christ at Armageddon. You are to give them the first portion of your ground meal so that a blessing may rest on your household.” Ezekiel 44:30 (NIV), “Each of you must bring a gift in proportion to the way the Lord your God has blessed you.” Deuteronomy 16:17 (NIV), “Blessed is the man… whose delight is in the law of the Lord, and on is word he meditates day and night. Afterward, the Israelites will turn and seek the Lord their God and their Davidic king. Verse Concepts. Whatever he does prospers.” Psalm 1:1-3 (NIV), “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. I will make a covenant of peace with them; it will be an everlasting covenant with them. He has scattered abroad his gifts to the poor, his righteousness endures forever; his horn will be lifted high in honor.” Psalm 112:1-9 (NIV), “Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold. Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, “Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. ‘Your wickedness has turned these [blessings] away,And your sins have withheld good [harvests] from you. Some of the scenes mentioned are terribly horrible and awful. Surely he will never be shaken; a righteous man will be remembered forever. Good will comes to him who is generous and lends freely, who conducts his affairs with justice. “Blessed are those who do His commandments, that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city.”. Then Isaac planted [seed] in that land [as a farmer] and reaped in the same year a hundred times [as much as he had planted], and the Lord blessed and favored him. The Lord responded favorably to them as their prayers reached his holy dwelling place in heaven. 5:4; Blessed are the meek:for they shall inherit the earth. Crucifixion Studies, Psalms 22; Some say Jesus death was predicted here, The Conception of John the Baptist: Luke 15-25-Strange Phenomena: Love the Lord First Ministries, John the Baptist Beheaded at a Birthday Party-Matt. The problem with some or maybe even most of us is that instead of looking into the Bible to see how to receive God’s blessings, we choose to look somewhere else. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” Luke 14:12-14 (NIV), “You will be blessed in every way, and you will be able to keep on being generous. It is perceived to be very controversial and often stirs up disagreements among pastors and Bible teachers. Then many people will thank God when we deliver your gift.” 2 Corinthians 9:11 (CEV), “If the place of worship is too far from your home for you to carry there the tithe of the produce that the Lord has blessed you with, then do his: Sell your produce and take the money with you to the one place of worship.” Deuteronomy 14:24-25 (TEV), “God blesses those who are kind to the poor and helpless.