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by Oscar S. Brooks

eBook The Sermon on the Mount: Authentic Human Values epub
  • ISBN: 0819147400
  • Author: Oscar S. Brooks
  • Genre: Christians
  • Subcategory: Bible Study & Reference
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Univ Pr of Amer (August 1, 1985)
  • Pages: 124 pages
  • ePUB size: 1290 kb
  • FB2 size 1470 kb
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Is there need for another book on the Sermon on the Mount? Yes, because few others combine the strengths .

Is there need for another book on the Sermon on the Mount? Yes, because few others combine the strengths, clarity, pathos, and insight of this one. It is rooted in wide reading across many centuries and traditions.

Saint Augustine once described the Sermon on the Mount as "the perfect measure of the Christian life. Taking his cue from Augustine, Frank Matera provides an exposition of the sermon for contemporary readers who wish to use the sermon as the standard by which they live their lives every day. Matera shows how the Sermon on the Mount summons believers to single-minded devotion and wholehearted service to God. He unfolds the historical and theological background to the sermon

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Proponents of these values have found inspiration and support from his . Sullivan is right that Christian churches, as fallible human institutions, have often been obstacles to the fruitful understanding of Christ’s.

Proponents of these values have found inspiration and support from his morality of love, but Jesus’ words alone do not push us in their direction. None of this is to say that the Sermon on the Mount is not a source of profound moral truth. Much of the history of Christianity consists of trying to develop a viable way of life from Jesus’ puzzling sayings. Sullivan is right that Christian churches, as fallible human institutions, have often been obstacles to the fruitful understanding of Christ’s moral message.

The book covers Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5-7, which is probably the best .

The book covers Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5-7, which is probably the best known of His discourses. It contains the fundamentals of the Christian faith and what the church should look like in deed as well as thought. There are no indices, which I find disappointing for a scholarly work. The book is otherwise laid out well, so that it is easy to find subject headings and subcategories.

4 Sermon on the Mount 23 4 a. We're constantly bombarded with advertising that always shows us something . 8 Sermon on the Mount 23 8 IV. Fourth We shouldn t worry because it makes us to forget about the promises of God (about God s providential care)

4 Sermon on the Mount 23 4 a. We're constantly bombarded with advertising that always shows us something WE DON'T HAVE, but something WE'RE MADE TO THINK WE NEED! (1). We don't have the right body weight - so there's this diet program or that one. (2). We don't have "natural color hair" anymore (because we've turned gray) so there's this instant hair color (some "Just For Men"). Fourth We shouldn t worry because it makes us to forget about the promises of God (about God s providential care). A. Matthew 6:28-31 "So why do you worry about clothing?

A sermon is an oration or lecture by a preacher (who is usually a member of clergy). Sermons address a scriptural, theological, or moral topic, usually expounding on a type of belief, law, or behavior within both past and present contexts

A sermon is an oration or lecture by a preacher (who is usually a member of clergy). Sermons address a scriptural, theological, or moral topic, usually expounding on a type of belief, law, or behavior within both past and present contexts. Elements of the sermon often include exposition, exhortation, and practical application. The act of delivering a sermon is called preaching.

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