Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven. (Matthew 5:3) Blessed are those who are humble and not too proud of themselves . They will be very happy with God in Heaven. Blessed are those who mourn: for they will be comforted. (5:4) Blessed are those who lost a loved one. God will be with them and help them feel better. Blessed are the meek: for they will inherit the earth. (5:5) Blessed are those who suffer and seem unimportant. They are important and special to God and have a purpose. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness: for they will be filled. (5:6) Blessed are those who try to do the right thing and be fair towards others. They will succeed in doing the right thing. Blessed are the merciful: for they will be shown mercy. (5:7) Blessed are those who forgive others and help others. God will forgive and help them. Blessed are the pure in heart: for they will see God. (5:8) Blessed are those who try to please God. They will understand Him. Blessed are the peacemakers: for they will be called children of God. (5:9) Blessed are those who try to make peace. People will learn more about God by watching the peacemakers. Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (5:10) Blessed are those who are made fun of by others because they try to do what God asks. Heaven belongs to them. Blessed are you when others revile you and persecute you and utter all kinds of evil against you falsely on my account. Rejoice and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you. (5:11-12) When you suffer greatly for your love of God. You will receive great happiness in Heaven.