sermon on the mount
“The sermon on the mount is so rich in theology and concept. It’s applicable in our political sphere, social circles and in our religious settings. There are hundreds, maybe thousands of books written on Jesus’ life and teachings. I cannot wrap my brain about what it must have felt like to be sitting (or standing) while he was teaching from the side of a mountain these enormously complex topics that he gave weight and importance to all the while making them digestible for the everyday person. That is who Jesus was: Divinity in the flesh but always on mission for the people he came to die for.
Matthew 7:28 says, ‘When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority and not as their teachers of the law.’
I pray that after learning and studying on your own with a few prompts from us, that you feel like you have grasped this enormously important chunk of scripture…”