“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” It is only when we are aware of our poverty of spirit that we are open to receive what heaven has to offer. This involves mourning, being meek, being hungry and thirsty for righteousness, merciful, pure in heart, a peacemaker, and a sufferer of persecution. (Mt. 5:3-12). Welcome to true riches. The path is narrow and the way is strait. He is looking for followers all the way to heaven’s gate. We will share His glory as we join Him in Reduction’s Story. (also Rev. 3:14-22; Rm. 8:17).
In our self righteousness