Asked in Example Sentences
When do you use the word blessed or blest?
Blessed and blest are the past tense form of bless. Bless is a verb meaning to make holy, to ask God's help for (a person), or to give good fortune to (a person). Here are some sample sentences. "The priest blessed the wine." "The minister blessed the couple being married." "I wish I was blessed with health as good as yours." ...
Asked in Sentence and Word Structure
Are there two ways to say blessed depending on what part of the sentence it is?
Roughtly speaking, the rule is that blessed is pronounced as one syllable (blest) as a verb form and as two syllables ( bleh-sed) as an adjective. ...
Asked in The Difference Between
What is the difference between blessed and bless'ed?
Both are correct You are blessed. If a priest gives you a blessing, you are blessed (blest), if you have much good fortune (a good wife, good health, many children) you may feel blessed. A beatified saint is Bless-ed. Held in reverance or venerated or honored like the Blessed Trinity, Blessed Virgin Mary, Blessed are the poor, etc. ...
What is the difference between blessed and blessing?
Blessed is like God has blessed you already. A blessing is something God gives to His children. ...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
If America was founded on from stolen land how do we consider to be blessed by God?
All are blessed by God, and cursed, as well.
Asked in Sacraments
A special devotion that gives thanks and praise to Christ in the Blessed Sacrament?
Roman Catholic Answer Two things come to mind: Adoration of Our Blessed Lord, and Benediction, particularly in Benediction when you recite the Divine Praises: Blessed be God. Blessed be His Holy Name. Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true Man. Blessed be the Name of Jesus. Blessed be His Most Sacred Heart. Blessed be His Most Precious Blood. Blessed be Jesus in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar. Blessed be the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete. Blessed be the great Mother of God, Mary most Holy. Blessed be her...
Asked in Music, Germany in WW2, Catholicism, New Testament
Why are the Divine Praises sung?
The Divine Praises is a Roman Catholic prayer and a customary part of the liturgy of Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. They are sung in order to make reparation for blasphemy. This text of the prayer is as follows: * Blessed be God. * Blessed be His Holy Name. * Blessed be Jesus Christ, true God and true Man. * Blessed be the Name of Jesus. * Blessed be His Most Sacred Heart. * Blessed be His Most Precious Blood. *...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
Where did phrase blessed be god forever come from?
During The Liturgy of the Eucharist the People are to respond to the Celebrant with the phrase: "Blessed be God forever." ...
Asked in Jobs & Education
What are the beattitudes?
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 will inherit the earth. Blessed are those who hunger for thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled. Blessed are the merciful, for they will receive mercry. Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will seek God. Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God. Blessed are those...
Asked in Saints
What beatitudes did Saint Patrick live out?
Blessed our of heart, for they shall see God Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy Blessed are they who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ...