Editor’s Note: This series was developed for a local bible study, but we believe that the teachings will edify you. For more resources on the Sermon on the Mount, please see the “Resources” section below.
Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount – Will Barlow
This teaching covers several fundamental topics to understand before addressing the Sermon on the Mount, including basic background information on the Sermon on the Mount, understanding how time periods work in the Bible, the importance of Jesus’ words for the Christian, and the necessity for us as Christians to guard our hearts.
Sermon on the Mount, Part One: The Beatitudes – Ryan Tinsley
This teaching covers Matthew 5:1-20, including: the beatitudes, salt and light, and Jesus came to fulfill.
Sermon on the Mount, Part Two: You Have Heard, But I Say Unto You – Ryan Tinsley
This teaching covers Matthew 5:21-48, including some of Jesus’ core teachings on anger, marriage, and non-violent resistance.
Sermon on the Mount, Part Three: Living Righteously – Adam Wierwille
This teaching covers Matthew 6:1-18, including some of Jesus’ core teachings on avoiding hypocrisy, how to pray, and forgiveness.
Sermon on the Mount, Part Four: Treasure in Heaven – Ryan Tinsley
This teaching covers Matthew 6:19-34, including how to store up rewards in heaven to use in the kingdom, how to serve God, and the importance of seeking the kingdom of God first.
Sermon on the Mount, Part Five: Our Interpersonal Spiritual Walk – Meghan Wierwille
This teaching covers Matthew 7:1-14 including avoiding judgmental behavior towards others, God’s willingness to respond to us when we ask, seek, and knock, and The Golden Rule.
Sermon on the Mount, Part Six: Discernment – Ryan Tinsley
This teaching covers Matthew 7:15-29 including avoiding how to avoid false prophets, how to build our houses on the Rock, and the importance of enduring to the end.
“Inside Out” class taught by Rev. Vince Finnegan of Living Hope International Ministries
Walter Wink’s “Jesus’ Third Way” (PDF)
“A Theology of Nonviolence” by Sean Finnegan
“The Insidious Danger of Self-Righteousness” by Sean Finnegan
Steve Gregg lectures on the Sermon on the Mount