• SERMON ON THE MOUNT
    CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS STUDIES

    SERMON ON THE MOUNT

    The Sermon on the Mount, as recorded by Matthew is a summary of Jesus’ teachings (Matthew chapter 5 to 7) on christians’ real attitude and concept of life. It also contains the ‘beatitudes’, that is, lives that evoke happiness, joy, comfort or blessing. It is worthy of mention here that these teachings came soon after Jesus chose his disciples and he needed to equip them with the necessary attitudes to life. In this chapter, these teachings (the Sermon on the Mount) will be grouped under two headings: what the kingdom of God demands of us, as well as our attitude towards worldly possession. The Sermon on the Mount embodies a…

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