Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount: Is the greatest sermon ever preached. The Lord’s Prayer, the beatitudes, and the golden rule are in this sermon.
Jesus delivered this sermon on a mountain near Capernaum. There is some dispute whether Jesus sat while delivering the Sermon on the Mount. Sitting asserts authority, so rabbi’s often sat while teaching.
The Sermon on the Mount is in the 5th, 6th, and 7th chapters of Matthew. You can read the entire sermon here: http://www.biblepath.com/beatitudes.html. It’s divided into 5 sections listed below:
Beatitudes – Teachings that begin with “blessed.” These were meant to comfort suffering believers.
Money – Christian attitudes concerning the use of money. Reasons to avoid worry.
Warnings – Dangers of false teachers and hypocrisy. Jesus also presents the parable of the wise and foolish builders.