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The Beatitudes: A Glimpse of God's Kingdom

A set of prayer stations for schools around the values of the ​Beatitudes.

For use as part of Thy Kingdom Come 10 - 20 May 2018

Jesus gave a glimpse of what God’s Kingdom will be like in a Bible passage known as the beatitudes. Many schools have a set of school values which permeate the across the life of their school. In the beatitudes Jesus gave a picture of what life in the kingdom of God will be like. These phrases can be distilled into values. Values that permeate the kingdom of God.

This is a set of prayer stations around these values of God’s kingdom. For each prayer station there information about setting it up and templates for the labels. Schools may wish to adapt these to suit their pupils.

Bible verse

Value

Prayer Station

Those people who know they have great spiritual needs are happy. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Hope

Relying on God’s Help

Those who are sad now are happy. God will comfort them.

Compassion

God’s Comfort When We Are sad

Those who are humble are happy. The earth will belong to them.

Humility

Putting Others First

Those who want to do right more than anything else are happy. God will fully satisfy them.

Justice

Standing Up For Those Who Are Being Treated Unfairly

Those who give mercy to others are happy. Mercy will be given to them.

Forgiveness

Forgiving Others When They Hurt You.

Those who are pure in their thinking are happy. They will be with God.

Wisdom

Thinking In God’s Way

Those who work to bring peace are happy. God will call them his children.

Peace

Bringing Peace

Those who are treated badly for doing good are happy. The kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Resilience

Those Who Are Treated Badly for Doing Good.

Rejoice and be glad. You have a great reward waiting for you in heaven.

Joy

The Kingdom Of Heaven