Will meek people go to Heaven if Matthew 5:5 is true?

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus opens with a series of statements known as the Beatitudes. The third Beatitude is “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth”Matthew 5:5. Jesus’ words echo Psalm 37, “But the meek shall inherit the earth; and shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace.” Psalm 37:11

First, we must understand what it means to be blessed. The Greek word translated “blessed” in this verse can also be translated “happy.” The idea is that a person will have joy if he or she is meek. The blessedness is from…