January 7th Sermon Discussion Questions

  1. Review the overall point Jesus is making with these Beatitudes.
  2. Righteousness has both horizonal (social) and vertical (God-ward) directions. What does each dimension look like?
  3. Where does the usual quest for ‘happiness’ go wrong? What is Christ’s answer?
  4. What are some self-tests that indicate whether we possess a genuine appetite for righteousness?