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.