The Beatitudes teach us that if we live in the upside down reality of the Kingdom, we will spiritually flourish. Why is it important for us to hunger and thirst for righteousness? This passage teaches us how to understand righteousness, to experience longing, and to know true satisfaction. God doesn’t let those who yearn for a closer relationship with Him to go unsatisfied. Ask yourself: am I hungry and thirsty for righteousness?

Matthew 5:6