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Sermon on the Mount Line breaks: Ser¦mon on the Mount

Definition of Sermon on the Mount in English:


The discourse of Christ recorded in Matt. 5-7, including the Beatitudes and the Lord’s Prayer.
Example sentences
  • Jesus warned about false conversions in the Sermon on the Mount and elsewhere.
  • Should certain passages, such as the Sermon on the Mount, be given special authority?
  • It is unlikely this is a verbatim report of Jesus' words, but John has shaped them here in the same way that Matthew styled the Sermon on the Mount.

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