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Matthew 5:1 - 5:2 Sermon on the Mount Introduction

Gospel of Matthew
Gospel of MatthewSteve Gregg

In this lesson, the speaker delves into the Sermon on the Mount as outlined in Matthew 5-7, noting that it is a collection of Jesus' teachings largely clustered into five major discourses. The focus of the discussion centers around the Beatitudes, which are spiritual rather than material in nature. The speaker emphasizes that those who are poor in spirit, meek, merciful, and peacemakers are blessed and can expect to receive the reward of the Kingdom of God. The audience is urged to take time and not to get trapped in the details of the Beatitudes but to focus on their spiritual nature.

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