Category Archives: Sermon on the Mount

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #21

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #21 Fasting That Pleases God Matthew 6:16-18 INTRODUCTION A. You don’t hear much about fasting these days 1. In a culture where the landscape is dotted with shrines to the “Golden Arches” and an assortment … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #20

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #20 Prayer That Pleases God (Matthew 6:5-15) INTRODUCTION A. A wonderful privilege enjoyed by the children of God is prayer… 1. Through prayer we can receive mercy and grace to help in time of need – … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #19

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #19 Charity That Pleases God (Matthew 6:1-4) INTRODUCTION A. Are you a charitable person? 1. If so, are you sure that your charity is pleasing to God? 2. Were you aware that some forms of … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount #18

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #18 Acting Like Our Father Matthew 5:43-48 INTRODUCTION A. When Jesus spoke about “Responding To Evil”, He laid down two principles: 1. Do not resist an evil person (Mt. 5:39a) 2. Respond to evil by … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #17

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #17 Responding To Evil (Matthew 5:38-42) INTRODUCTION A. When someone treats you wrong, how do you respond? 1. Do you react in kind – treating evil with evil? 2. Do you just stand there and … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #16

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #16 The Swearing Of Oaths (Matthew 5:33-37) INTRODUCTION A. Are you a man or woman of your word? 1. When you say “yes” or “no” to something, do people take it as “gospel” (i.e., truth)? … Continue reading

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THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #15

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #15 Adultery and Divorce Matthew 5:27-33 INTRODUCTION A. Though our society takes adultery lightly, it is a serious offense in the eyes of God 1. God listed it right after murder in the Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount #14

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #14 TEACHINGS AGAINST HATRED (Matthew 5:21-26) INTRODUCTION A. If a visitor from Mars were to visit an average congregation of Christians, having read the Sermon on the Mount on the way, he would perhaps be … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount #13

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT #13 JESUS’ MISSION AND THE OLD TESTAMENT (Matthew 5:17-20) INTRODUCTION A.  There are many today in the church who believe that sermons ought to be characterized more by positive presentation than by negative correction. 1. … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount #12

SERMON ON THE MOUNT #12 “Ye Are The Light Of The World” Matthew 5:14-16 INTRODUCTION A. When we moved past the beatitudes, we immediately saw that Jesus began to challenge people’s concept of themselves 1. “Ye are the salt of earth” … Continue reading

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