On The Mount
The Sermon on the Mount is Jesus’ message to his disciples describing what life in His Kingdom looks like. This series will call people to a life of spirit-empowered, grace-filled obedience to Jesus as His distinctive community within the world. People will be challenged and equipped to shine in the darkness through radical kingdom living.
1 | Following Jesus As King
From that time on Jesus began to preach, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.”
Matthew 4:17 NIV
2 | Blessed are all the Wrong People
“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4 Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. 5 Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.
Matthew 5:3-5 NIV
3 | Jesus’ People Live Reconciled
“Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.
Matthew 5:17 NIV
4 | Jesus’s People Live Sexually Redeemed
For I tell you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the Pharisees and the teachers of the law, you will certainly not enter the kingdom of heaven.
Matthew 5:20 NIV
5 | Jesus’s People Live in Unquenchable Love
Many nations will come and say,“Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord,to the temple of the God of Jacob.He will teach us his ways,so that we may walk in his paths.”The law will go out from Zion,the word of the Lord from Jerusalem…
Micah 4:2-4 NIV
6 | Jesus’s People Chill Out
“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?
Matthew 6:25 NIV
7 | Jesus’s People Choose Life
“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”
Matthew 7:12 NIV