Bible Characters – Sermon on the Mount

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:21-26 (Anger)

Jesus advises us on how to deal with anger.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:27-30 (Adultery)

Jesus states, "Whoever looks on a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery."

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:31-32 (Divorce)

Jesus goes against the modern theory and shares his thoughts on divorce.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:33-37 (Oaths)

Jesus says, "It has been said, 'Don't break your oaths,' but I say, 'Don't make any oaths.'"

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:38-42 (Retaliation)

In these passages on retaliation Jesus give us four very interesting examples of how act when we are mistreated or if someone asks us for something.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5:43-48 (Loving Enemies)

Jesus teaches us the importance of loving not just our friends, but also our enemies.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:1-4 (Almsgiving)

Jesus us reminds of the importance of quiet and humble giving that is focused on our love for God and others instead of love of praise.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:16-18 (Fasting)

Fasting is the third tenet of the Jewish religion and means "deny yourself".

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:19-21 (Treasures)

Jesus teaches us about the importance and permanency of heaven-based treasure

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:22-23 (Eyes)

The "eye" reflects the moral qualities of a person and is a conduit to the activities of the body.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:24 (Two Masters)

Jesus says, "No one can serve two masters."

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:25-30 (Don't Worry, Part 1)

In part 1 we look at Jesus' instructions about why we don't need to worry in verses 25-30 from Matthew 6.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:25-30 (Don't Worry, Part 2)

In part 2 we look at verses 31-34 from Matthew 6 and discover the importance of staying in the present and trusting God's everpresent care.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:5-15 (The Lord's Prayer)

Bible scholar Mary Jane Chaignot shares inspiring insights on the Lord's Prayer.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 6:5-8 (Praying in Secret)

Jesus gives three examples that have to do with "prayer, charity, and fasting."

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 7:1-6 (Don't Judge)

"Do not judge," is an imperative. It really means "do not pass judgment upon."

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 7:12 (The Golden Rule)

"So therefore, in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you...."

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 7:13-14 (Two Gates)

Jesus states, a true disciple chooses the narrow gate that leads to a way of obedience and ethics.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 7:15-20 (Two Fruit Trees)

Jesus helps us learn to distinguish between true and false prophets.

Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 7:7-11 (Ask, Seek, Knock)

Jesus says, "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you."

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