Beatitudes

Edgar G. Boevé, 2012, textile.

 

Watch the video of Edgar Boevé’s initial introduction of this series at the inaugural event of President’s Legacy Society of Calvin Theological Seminary.
 
Some of Boevé’s other art installations can be found in the links provided below.

Encaustic paintings

View Boevé’s Seven Days of Creation paintings on masonite.

Tapestries

View Boevé’s The Scarlet Thread, The Golden Cord fiber art hangings.
 
 

(Permission is granted to use images for projection if accompanied by artist’s name.)
(The Scripture quotations are from New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright © 1989, by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. Used by permission. All rights reserved.)


Matthew 5:1-12

When Jesus saw the crowds, he went up the mountain; and after he sat down, his disciples came to him. Then he began to speak, and taught them, saying:


Poor in Spirit
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

 

 

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Mourners
Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.

 

 

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Meek
Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.

 

 

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Hungry
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.

 

 

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Merciful
Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercy.

 

 

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Pure in Heart
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

 

 

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Peacemakers
Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.

 

 

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Persecuted
Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

 

 

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Rejoice and be Glad
Blessed are you when people revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.”