Some Lessons From the Sermon On the Mount
What has been labeled "The Sermon on the Mount," known more generally from Matthew, chapters 5 through 7, has been the topic of many a sermon and the challenge of many a private study. Perhaps the part that is more widely known comes from Matthew 5:3-11, commonly referred to as "The Beatitudes," meaning "supreme blessedness or happiness." One could spend a lifetime on the great thoughts contained in these few verses and never exhaust their depth and meaning.
Twelve lessons gleaned from the Sermon on the Mount:
- Some Reasons Why Jesus Came
- Who Can Enter the Kingdom?
- No Man Can Serve Two Masters
- Ask, Seek, and Knock
- The Righteousness of the Scribes and Pharisees
- The Twos of the Sermon on the Mount
- Overcoming Evil
- Judge Not That Ye Be Not Judged
- Dealing with Anger
- A Lesson for "Worrywarts"
- The Prayer That Jesus Taught His Disciples
- A Warning Against Being Deceived.