Lessons from the Sermon on the Mount

Life with the Father pt.2

Men’s Small Group // November 8, 2021 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group working through the Sermon on the Mount and is based on the book The Sermon on the Mount by Sinclair Ferguson. Matthew 6:19-34 Introduction Hypocrite -> Deliberately  uses religion to cover up his sins and promote his own gains. First step in battling hypocrisy is to be honest with God in our private life. This is also the first step in all of life. Today we are going to look at our anxious heart.

Life with the Father pt.1

Men’s Small Group // November 1, 2021 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group working through the Sermon on the Mount and is based on the book The Sermon on the Mount by Sinclair Ferguson. Matthew 6:1-18 Introduction Just like any sermon preached today, this sermon from Jesus builds on itself as it progresses. It expands and develops the central them of the message – The counter-cultural, righteous life of the Kingdom. We have just finished working through Jesus expounding the law and calling us to a righteousness of the heart. A righteousness that goes deeper… Continue reading Life with the Father pt.1

Law & Relationships pt.3

Men’s Small Group // October 18, 2021 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group working through the Sermon on the Mount and is based on the book The Message of the Sermon on the Mount by John R. W. Stott. Matthew 5:38-48 Review of Last Week We are at the end of a 6 part interpretation of the law by Jesus, where he is explaining how Righteousness Works in Daily Life. We need to remember that this righteousness Jesus is talking about centers on  Relationships. The commandment always promotes the righteous opposite. Not Murder –> Reconciliation… Continue reading Law & Relationships pt.3

Law & Relationships pt.2

Men’s Small Group // October 11, 2021 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group working through the Sermon on the Mount and is based on the book The Sermon on the Mount: The Message of the Kingdom by R Kent Hughes. Matthew 5:31-37 Review of Last Week We are in the middle of a six part interpretation of the law by Jesus, where he is explaining how Righteousness Works in Daily Life. We need to remember that this Righteousness Jesus is talking about centers on  Relationships. The commandment always promotes the righteous opposite. Not Murder –>… Continue reading Law & Relationships pt.2

Law & Relationships pt. 1

Men’s Small Group // October 4, 2021 This is a lesson I prepared for a men’s small group working through the Sermon on the Mount and is based on the book The Sermon on the Mount: Kingdom Life in a Fallen World by Sinclair B Ferguson. Matthew 5:21-30 Fulfill the Law Christ came to fulfill the law. All of the law finds its ultimate fulfillment in Christ. “You have heard that it was said” (v.21 & 27) Notice that Jesus did not say, “It is written.” This is Jesus expanding on verse 20. He is speaking directly to the oral… Continue reading Law & Relationships pt. 1

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