Desperate, Sad and Blessed | Counter Culture Wk 9
After finishing chapter 5 last week, we are taking a step back and examining the opening once more to Jesus' explosive sermon on the mount. What does it mean to be blessed? What does it mean to be poor in spirit? On what earth is mourning ever a blessing? These are the key questions we are asking this week, and much like any careful examination of Jesus' teachings, these questions crack open a wider story at the heart of what it means to be human in God's good world.