Jan 31, 2016
Happiness is the question at hand. All of society is built around the pursuit of happiness. Where do we get it? How does it come to us? In the beatitudes, Jesus begins his sermon describing the Christian as the truly happy person, though they have left everything to follow him. Why is this person blessed? Why are they comforted? Why are they fulfilled? Why is does the kingdom of heaven theirs? The blessing of the Christian life is enormous, but it's not where we often look. How might we experience the true happiness Jesus offers his followers? The answer is in the first four beatitudes.