Jesus begins his ministry with the greatest sermon ever delivered in the "Sermon on the Mount". The beginning of that sermon constitutes the Beatitudes. Do those conditions represent the attitudes of the "Good Christian"? Or does Jesus have something more to say?
Jesus' plan to "rule the world" began with an unusual objective: make disciples. Simply stated: discipleship is a big deal.
In baptism God signs and seals his people into covenantal membership of his family.