Dr. John Day, Bible scholar and pastor, begins with the paradoxical Beatitudes and takes us through our Lord's greatest Sermon in depth, offering readers a "mind-expanding and life-transforming" experience.
How can the meek inherit the earth? How are the persecuted blessed? While these are not things that we naturally associate with happiness, this is Jesus' startling opposite-from-the-world way of bringing us into the most blessed and happy life--an extraordinary Christian walk.
"This provocative break with our own comfortable presuppositions ultimately drives us to the Cross where our own failings can be exchanged for the righteousness of Christ."