Are You Enjoying the Good Life?
1 Jesus’ Message
a the kingdom of heaven
b is near
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