sermon on the mount

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Lauren Dlugosz RelS100 T-TH 11:00 Analyzing Matthew 5: The Sermon on the Mount The fifth chapter on Matthew is one of the most powerful and most important parts of the Gospels. Within these verses, Jesus preaches to inform his people of their responsibilities in order to enter the Kingdom of Heaven, his personal purpose, and discusses the laws of biblical times in terms of how a truly righteous person must abide by them. In Matthew 5:1-11, Jesus describes how a perfect follower of Jesus must act. “He began to speak, and taught them…” (5:2) through repetition of the following phrase: “Blessed are…” Jesus actually alludes to his own life by saying, “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” He assures his followers that by being righteous they will achieve salvation, yet he is providing an even more powerful message by living those exact words. Jesus’ life ends due to his being persecuted, however, he is not afraid
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course REL S 100 taught by Professor Shabatay during the Fall '08 term at San Diego State.

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