Heaven on Earth: Realizing the Good Life Now

Many approach the Beatitudes as if they were a list of steps to be taken on the road to personal happiness Or buttons to be pushed to secure God s favor in pursuit of one s own agenda But when we see what ws transpiring in Matthew 5, we realize the Beatitudes are less about what we do and about what God is doing what God values, how God operates, what God is up toMany approach the Beatitudes as if they were a list of steps to be taken on the road to personal happiness Or buttons to be pushed to secure God s favor in pursuit of one s own agenda But when we see what ws transpiring in Matthew 5, we realize the Beatitudes are less about what we do and about what God is doing what God values, how God operates, what God is up to in our world The Beatitudes are Jesus declaration of where the good life is They comprise an invitation to immerse ourselves in the good life and experience a river of joy running through us to transform the world around us.
Heaven on Earth Realizing the Good Life Now Many approach the Beatitudes as if they were a list of steps to be taken on the road to personal happiness Or buttons to be pushed to secure God s favor in pursuit of one s own agenda But when we see

  • Title: Heaven on Earth: Realizing the Good Life Now
  • Author: Joshua Graves Chris Seidman
  • ISBN: 9781426749049
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Heaven on Earth: Realizing the Good Life Now”

    1. I am a pastor and I read dozens of books each year, this is one of my favorites. What a great book bringing the Beatitudes Jesus taught to our modern context, and more importantly reframing what it means to lead a blessed life. The authors invite all of us to taste heaven in our ordinary lives. Easy to read and insightful.

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