Many have come to understand that being blessed means to be endowed with certain things, gifts, wealth, materials and powers.
Many rich celebrity Pastors and televangelists have preached prosperity and wealth as signs of being blessed by GOD.
What would you say if I were to tell you that being “blessed” (barukh) may mean more than to cause to prosper?
In the Scripture verses of Psalm 1:1, Matthew 5:3and Luke 1:42, the word “blessed” is more accurately understood as meaning “happy” or “favored.”
It alludes to the state of being delighted in the knowledge and accepting of the fact that we are insufficient of ourselves and must totally depend on FATHER YAHWEH for everything. Our spirits are depleted (poor) but we are happy in the knowledge that God’s Spirit isn’t and that He is with us in all things.
To be truly blessed we must be God-conscious and aware…
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