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Matthew 5:3–11, Luke 6:20–22.
In addition to these public Beatitude lessons and ideas below, be sure to visit our 
Writing Team's Beatitudes lesson set whose lesson summaries and Bible background are open to all. Our extra creative and detailed Writing Team lesson sets are written by and for supporting members. 

Music Lessons, Ideas, Activities, and Resources for the Beatitudes

Post your Sunday School music and musical lessons, ideas, activities, and resources for teaching the Beatitudes in Sunday School.

Beatitudes - Matthew 5:3–11, Luke 6:20–22. Blessed are the... Happy are the...

Be sure to visit our Writing Team's Beatitudes Lesson Set!

It has an excellent "Rhythm" Workshop lesson called "The Beat-It-Tudes"

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Contemporary Christian artist Matt Maher's "And All the People Said Amen" quotes the several of the Beatitudes (especially about 2/3rds the way through the song).  The song, however, is less about particular beatitudes, but about our RESPONSE to those blessings....

"give thanks to the Lord because his love never ends, ...and all the people said Amen."


Older children and youth reflection on the Beatitudes.

"Live Like That" by the Sidewalk Prophets is an amazing and contemporary song that could be used as a reflection on the Beatitudes as Jesus instructions for how to live.

Here's the official version from the band with boldly presented lyrics and images.

Here's the "lyrics" version.


Lyrics printable from

or many other sites.

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