Are You Enjoying The Good Life?

Cathedral Bible Study

Cathedral Bible Study is a weekly talk by Phillip for city workers.

Originally Published:
10th April 2012

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Bible passage: Matthew 5:1-12

Date: 10/04/2012

Outline

		
Are You Enjoying the Good Life?

      Matthew 5:1-12

1	Jesus’ Message
		
	a	the kingdom of heaven
			 
	b	is near
			 
	c	repent
			
			
2	Christian Ambivalence 
		 
	a	affirm the world 
 			
	b	deny the world 	
			

3	The Kingdom Lifestyle
		 
	a	the good life of the Kingdom not eight blessings
			
	b	the kingdom now and in the future
			
	c	blessings of the Old Testament
			 
	d	blessings both affirm and deny this world
			 

4	Christianity Seduced or Persecuted?
 		 
	a	from third person to second person 
			 
	b	rejoice and be glad
			
	c	prophets’ persecution