Those Who Have God’s Favor

Part 1 of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, A Charter of Kingdom Living – Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7 is one of the most well-known passages in the Gospels, but it is often poorly understood because it is seen merely as an ethical treatise separated from its biblical context. As an introduction to the Sermon we’ll look first at is setting and then consider its subjects as we reflect on the opening Beatitudes.