Beatitudes Lesson One: Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount

Before we take a close look at the Beatitudes, which are the nine statements beginning with “blessed are” found in Matthew 5:3–12, we need to first start with a bird’s-eye view of the context, the context of the Gospel of Matthew, and the context of the Sermon on the Mount in chapters 5 to 7.

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