Sermon on the Mount structure overview

Russell Minick 1 Comment

Jesus’ Sermon is his explanation of how he lives and how others should and can live now My main argument is that there are 8 beatitudes [5:3-10]which are the outline for the body of Jesus’ message [5:11-6:24] The conclusion of the Sermon [6:24-7:27] addresses anticipated objections which correspond to Jesus’ temptations [4:1-10] The 8 beatitudes are bookmarked by Kingdom of Heaven indicating that Jesus is explaining what he had been living and preaching [4:17] {as well as what John preached  3:2} The center of the two sets of four beatitudes …