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Sermon on the Mount LifeGuide Bible Study
What does it mean to "seek first the kingdom of God" in our relationships, values, ambitions, finances and commitments? Jesus' answer to these questions amazed those who first heard the Sermon on the Mount. In this study guide, you'll dig deep into his startling and challenging message--the greatest sermon ever preached.

Sermon on the Mount - a Christian perspective
This passage is Matthew's account of Jesus' sermon on the mount.

Hunger - a Christian perspective
In the Beatitudes, Jesus overturns many commonly accepted social mores and teachings that those who lack are more blessed than those who "have it all." In this verse, he teaches that those who hunger after spiritual truth will find their needs satisfied.

Peacemakers - a Christian perspective
Jesus tells us in the beatitudes that the peacemakers are blessed in the Kingdom of God. He says that they will be called Sons of God.

Sermon on the Mount in the Bible: Matthew 5:1-48
Jesus' "Sermon on the Mount" contains many of his most memorable and important teachings. Using a variety of stories and examples, he undermines the idea that simply following the law is enough to make us righteous. God looks at our hearts, not just at our outward words and actions.

Beatitudes in the Bible: Matthew 5:1-12
In the famous "beatitudes"--part of Jesus' sermon on the mount--Jesus turns human social order on its head by stating that it is humility, gentleness, and purity that God truly values, rather than power or wealth.

"Blessed" in the Bible: Matthew 5:1-11
Jesus' message in the so-called Sermon on the Mount challenges us to rethink our values and priorities. He promises rich blessings to the poor, the downtrodden, and the humble--people we wouldn't ordinarily think of as especially blessed.

Adultery in the Bible: Matthew 5:27-30
One of Jesus' most revolutionary teachings was that righteousness isn't just defined by your outward actions--it also matters what's in your heart. It's not enough to just "do the right thing" if your heart isn't in the right place. In this famous passage, Jesus teaches that from a spiritual perspective, lust is as dangerous as full-blown adultery.

Romans 12: 14-21 - Into Thy Word Ministries
This passage is about how we are to treat others around us. The theme of the Sermon on the Mount is clearly echoed here in this passage.

The Beatitudes and the Sermon on the Mount
The teachings of Jesus as found in the book of Matthew in the Bible.