What is the “good life” to you? How does your description of the good life compare to Jesus’ words in the Sermon on the Mount?
Who is truly a good person? What kind of “good” does your description portray?
According to Jesus, who is it that has the good life? (See Matt. 5, 6 & 7 and Luke 6)
How are we to live in response to Jesus’ teachings in the Sermon on the Mount?
How might your thinking have to be “rearranged” to incorporate Jesus’ Great Reversal in your life?
Write your own list of 9 “Beatitudes” for people in today’s world. Who are the “un-blessable” in our world? (i.e. “Blessed are the unemployed,” “Blessed are those who are pregnant too many times.” “Blessed are the homeless”)