“Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him, 2 and he began to teach them.” – Matthew 5:1-2
Considered one of the most famous sermons of Jesus, the Sermon on the Mount are found in Matthew 5. Even though Jesus performed miracles and taught everyone, He had special teachings that He gave His disciples. Jesus considered them His friends. They walked with Him, talked with Him, and became very personal with Him. His sermon in this chapter tells of what Jesus wants all of us to be. It’s what being “Christlike” is.
The “Beatitudes” is what we call these eight characteristics. Each one is the complete opposite of what the world expects us to be. In this section, I’ll be talking about each one in-depth. This is the list of them below.
1. Matthew 5:3 – Poor in Spirit
2. Matthew 5:4 – Mourning
3. Matthew 5:5 – Meekness
4. Matthew 5:6 – Righteousness
5. Matthew 5:7 – Mercy
6. Matthew 5:8 – Pure in Heart
7. Matthew 5:9 – Peacemaker
8. Matthew 5:10 – Persecuted
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