Let Sunday’s message have a continuing effect throughout the week."
Takeaway Truth from Sunday’s message —
Bible Passages - Matthew 5:1-12
What stuck with you from Sunday’s teaching? Why?
Can you describe a time when you felt like an outsider or ‘misfit’?
A beatitude is a statement declaring who it is that is ‘blessed’. What kind of people are considered ‘blessed’ by our culture’s standards?
Read Matthew 5:1-12. These are the beatitudes taught by Jesus. How does this list of who is ‘blessed’ compare with the answer to the previous question?
What would a church-community look like (what kinds of practices or postures) that was built around the beatitudes of Jesus? Are these things you can see at Vox? Can you think of ways we could move closer to the Reality Jesus describes?
What is it you appreciate about God (Father/Son/Spirit) as revealed these passages?