This is who you are now—this is who you’re gonna be.
Jesus takes an interesting turn on the last Beatitude—in the previous eight blessings He said “Blessed are the poor, the meek, the pure in heart—for THEY shall see God, THEY shall be called the sons of God, for THEIRS is the kingdom of heaven. They. Theirs.
The ninth Beatitude is different—This just got personal.
Kemper Crabb performs "A Malediction" after the sermon.