"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of Heaven"
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted"
"Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth"
"Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled"
"Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy"
"Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God"
"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the sons of God."
“Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. Rejoice and be glad because great is your reward in heaven, for in the same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you."
Here is the introduction to the study
Here is the listof resources used in the study