Sermon on the Mount

In the Bible an Christianity, the Sermon on the Mount refers tae a collect o sayins frae a speech gien bi Jesus Christ in the Gospel o Matthew 5-7, whilk focuses on Christ's moral lair.[1][2] It is one o the maist quotit pairts o the New Testament, includin the Beautitudes an the Lord's Prayer, an includes the main tenets o discourse for Christian discipleship.[3]

Jesus sits atop a mount, preaching to a crowd
Sermon on the Mount, by Carl Bloch, 1877, depicts Jesus' important discourse


  1. Cross, F.L., ed. (2005), "Sermon on the Mount", The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, New York: Oxford University Press.
  2. Baasland, Ernst (2015). Parables and Rhetoric in the Sermon on the Mount: New Approaches to a Classic Text. Tübingen, DE: Mohr Siebeck.
  3. Vaught, Carl G. (2001). The Sermon on the Mount: a Theological Investigation. ISBN 978-0-918954-76-3 pages xi-xiv

Links outwithEedit

  • The Blissins "The Beatitudes translated [intae Scots] by W L Lorimer in his version of the New Testament Gospel of Matthew Chapter 5:1-12", read up frae the Kirk o Scotland.