Sermon on the Mount
Amazed at Jesus’ Authoritative Teaching
5 When Jesus saw the crowds, He went up on the mountain; and after He sat down, His disciples came to Him. 2 He opened His mouth and began to teach them, saying,
The crowds who heard Jesus deliver the sermon on the mount were amazed at his teaching – we should be too! He clearly claimed authority that only belongs to God and crystalized His absolute demands for his disciples. Some say the sermon is unrealistic and others think we fulfill it. The truth is that only those who are born again, obtain a new identity in Christ, and depend on the Holy Spirit can progressively obey its demands.