Exegesis-Sermon On The Mount The Gospel Of Matthe

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Sermon on the Mount The Gospel of Matthew Mathew 7: 21-23 21"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven”. 22 Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?' 23 Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!" REL 3000 24 April 2007 The Sermon on the Mount teaches us through Jesus Christ what God wants us to do. Jesus taught through God’s word and through example. His miracles touched many lives of nonbelievers, and his word was echoed throughout the land. Through his gospel, we are able to love, worship, and practice a life full of certainty. He taught us to be kind and not to judge, to treat our neighbors respectfully. He taught us to turn the other cheek and to have faith in God’s word. Jesus taught us not only to love ourselves but to love mankind as well. Jesus taught us how to walk the road to righteousness and to have faith in God our heavenly father. Jesus addressed many issues during his sermon on the mount. The book of Matthew’s gives us a view through Jewish eyes. His version was written toward the Jewish people. Matthew 7: 21-23 looks at the false prophets and hypocrites and the concerns for their salvation should they not change their course toward sincerity. INTRODUCTION Matthew is the first book of the four Gospels. The term “Kingdom of Heaven” is used commonly and the gospel is often called the Gospel of the Kingdom. Matthew emphasizes that Jesus is the Messiah. Matthew seemed to have Jewish readers in mind. According to Carson “What Matthew aims to write is a Gospel telling us about Jesus, not a church circular addressing an independently known problem. Although Mathew has Semitisms, much evidence

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