Tag: Sermon on the Mount

Jesus Preaching the Sermon on the Mount
(Image by Gustave Dore).

The Eight Beatitudes of Jesus

Jesus Christ gave us the Eight Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount, recorded for all posterity in the Gospel of Matthew, the first Book of the New Testament of the Bible. Matthew’s Gospel was directed to an audience steeped in Hebrew tradition. The Gospel of Matthew stressed that Jesus is the Christ or Messiah foretold in Hebrew Scripture, our […]

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The Sermon on the Mount: Christ's Pattern for Christian Living

The Sermon on the Mount: Christ’s Pattern for Christian Living

As one reads through the book, he cannot but agree that while it is true that

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