What Are the Beatitudes? - Definition & Meaning


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What are the series of blessings in the Christian Bible that are found in Matthew Chapter 5 called?

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1. How many Beatitudes are there?

2. According to the Beatitudes, what will the meek inherit?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Among all of the important passages in the New Testament, the few passages known as the Sermon on the Mount--and specifically the blessings found there--have stood out as being especially significant for establishing the beliefs and practices of Christianity. This quiz and worksheet will be helpful for improving your understanding of what the blessings say, as well as their significance. The questions will assess you on points such as the number of specific blessings and their influence on later figures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The term for the blessings
  • The number of blessings from the Sermon on the Mount
  • The blessing for the meek
  • The blessing for those who mourn
  • Influence on Mahatma Gandhi

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - make sure that you can accurately recall the different blessings from the Sermon on the Mount, what they say, and some key facts about them
  • Reading comprehension - assess your understanding of each specific blessings and how these passages have proven influential on later world figures
  • Knowledge application -utilize the knowledge of the blessings that you have gained from the lesson to answer the assessment questions on some of the main facts that you should take away on this subject.

Additional Learning

Learning more about this subject with the associated lesson called What Are the Beatitudes? - Definition & Meaning. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • The Sermon on the Mount
  • The specific blessings
  • The importance of these blessings on Christianity
  • Influence outside of Christianity