Sermon on the Mount


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Sermon on the Mount

New Testament a major discourse delivered by Christ, including the Beatitudes and the Lord's Prayer (Matthew 5--7)
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Again, the opening Blessings to the Sermon on the Mount are calls to discipleship.
I valued the discussion of the Sermon on the Mount. The last section on using the Sermon on the Mount to defeat Pharisaism was interesting, but not as memorable as the other two sections.
As all Christians we are called to "encounter God through inspired text" and Cardinal Collins' approach to Matthew's Sermon on the Mount is both beautiful and encouraging.
In the Sermon on the Mount, he instructs the crowds to "let their light shine" (5:16), then cautions them "not to let your left hand know what your right hand is doing" (6:3), and warns them to pray and fast in secret (6:6, 18).
If the God of all creation is revealed in Jesus, then the Sermon on the Mount has something to say about how we perceive and respond to our world.
First, based upon their survey of the literature in Christian ethics they summarize: "Until recently, we could only find two textbooks that draw anything constructive from the sermon on the mount" (p.132).
The Sermon on the Mount teaches that evil means can never be used to achieve a good end.
"An eye for an eye" is not stressed in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7) which has served as a model for the OOA with, "Love your enemies, bless them which curse you, do good to those who hate you ...
In the third part of the book, "The Rhetoric of the Sermon on the Mount," one anticipates a full discussion of the ways in which the three authors use classical rhetoric to analyze or comment on the Sermon on the Mount.
* The Sermon on the Mount (The Beatitudes) "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God." (Mt.
He repeats the Sermon on the Mount and other teachings of Jesus found in the Gospels.
The Sermon on the Mount coupled with instructions to "turn the other cheek" and "love your enemies" leads to a kingly rule not of this world, but certainly of earthly consequence.