Sermon on the Mount Review Challenge

Russell Minick

Where is the actual Sermon on the Mount found in scripture? How many “beatitudes” are there?   (Blessed are…) Why not 9 “beatitudes”, including Mt. 5:11? How do the promises in the beatitudes begin and end? Do the first 4 beatitudes sound happy or sad?  Do the second 4 beatitudes sounds good or bad?  Where are the “good sounding” beatitudes explained? Where are the “sad sounding” beatitudes explained? How do the 2 sets of beatitudes mirror each other? What is the ★? What is the −? What is the +? What …