Sermon on the Mount

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Jesus sits atop a mount, preaching to a crowd
Sermon on the Mount, by Carl Bloch, 1877, depicts Jesus' important discourse

In the Bible an Christianity, the Sermon on the Mount refers tae a collect o sayins frae a speech gien bi Jesus Christ in the Gospel o Matthew 5-7, whilk focuses on Christ's moral lair.[1][2] It is one o the maist quotit pairts o the New Testament, includin the Beautitudes an the Lord's Prayer, an includes the main tenets o discourse for Christian discipleship.[3]

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  1. Cross, F.L., ed. (2005), "Sermon on the Mount", The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, New York: Oxford University Press.
  2. Baasland, Ernst (2015). Parables and Rhetoric in the Sermon on the Mount: New Approaches to a Classic Text. Tübingen, DE: Mohr Siebeck.
  3. Vaught, Carl G. (2001). The Sermon on the Mount: a Theological Investigation. ISBN 978-0-918954-76-3 pages xi-xiv

Links outwith[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • The Blissins "The Beatitudes translated [intae Scots] by W L Lorimer in his version of the New Testament Gospel of Matthew Chapter 5:1-12", read up frae the Kirk o Scotland.