Sermon On The Mount Chapter 5 Summary

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Matthew Chapter Five speaks about Jesus’ teachings from the Sermon on the Mount. The Sermon on the Mount basically talks about what our life would be like if we lived in our faith, thoughts, or even words and actions. Six times throughout chapter five Jesus said, “You have heard it said”, or “But I tell you..” When he did this he was calling people to a new life instead of one following the legal system, that the Pharisees had imposed. There were four main purposes for the Sermon on the Mount; to expose our sin, to point us to Jesus Christ, demonstrate a way to happiness and show us how to live a life that is pleasing to the Lord. Throughout Matthew 5 Jesus teaches us the Eight Beatitudes. The beatitudes explain that we should live differently
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