All of that makes this a much better than average small group study guide.
Saint John Chrysostom's Homilies 15-25, on the Gospel of Saint Matthew, expound upon Matthew Chapters 5-7, known as The Sermon on the Mount, containing perhaps the most well-known teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ. Summary by the reader).
Sermon On The Mount Series. Contributed by John Lowe on Jul 20, 2017 (message contributor). Scripture: Matthew 5:1-7:1, Luke 6:20-49. Denomination: Baptist. Summary: And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, (Matthew 5:1-2). And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him: And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying, (Matthew 5:1-2).
This book offers new insights into the Sermon on the Mount by seeing it in the shadow of the all-pervasive Temple in Jerusalem, which dominated the religious landscape of the world of Jesus and his earliest disciples. Analyzing Matthew 5-7 in light of biblical and Jewish backgrounds, ritual studies, and oral performances in early Christian worship, this reading coherently integrates every line in the Sermon. It positions the Sermon as the premier Christian mystery
The book covers Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5-7, which is probably the best known of His discourses. It contains the fundamentals of the Christian faith and what the church should look like in deed as well as thought. As Stott himself says, It is the nearest thing to a manifesto that he ever uttered, for it is his own description of what he wanted hi I appreciate John Stott’s sincerity, insight, and writing style, so I expected to learn a lot with this book. I was not disappointed. I have benefited greatly from reading John Stott's volume on the Sermon on the Mount. It is relatively short, concise and brings many elements of theology, exposition and practical application for the needs of most Christians.
Matthew 5-7English Standard Version (ESV). The Sermon on the Mount. 5 Seeing the crowds, he went up on the mountain, and when he sat down, his disciples came to him. The Beatitudes. 39 But I say to you, Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. 40 And if anyone would sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. 41 And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.