Jesus Christ: God's Revelation to the World (Second Edition)

Chapter 7: The Beatitudes


The Beatitudes

Film Focus: This short film reflects on modern culture’s idea of what leads to happiness, juxtaposing it with the vision of happiness Jesus gives us in the Beatitudes.

Text Focus: Pages 235-236

Discussion Questions:      

  1. What does the word “beatitude” mean?
  2. Choose two Beatitudes. Write them in your own words.
  3. Name three practical ways that you can put the Beatitudes into practice?
  4. In what ways does the Gospel understanding of happiness differ from secular society’s vision?


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