Sermon on the Mount Quotes.

1. "Culture shifts, but the Word of God remains."
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

2. "We believe that if the Bible is God speaking, then the most important posture of the Christian before the Bible is to listen."
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

3. "Wisdom, then, is how to live in God’s world in God’s way,"
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

4. "We do not read the Bible aright until we learn to read it as the Story of Israel that comes to completion — fulfillment — in the Story of Jesus Christ."
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

5. "Divorce confuses the church today because marriage confuses. And marriage confuses the church today because love confuses."
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

6. "the church’s fundamental task is to mediate God’s presence as priests and to rule on behalf of God as kings and queens under God, serving God in God’s mission. Our task is to represent"
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

7. "An ethic unshaped by eschatology is neither Jesus’ nor Christian."
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

8. "the proper posture of the Christian is to improvise rather than simply to perform the"
- Tremper Longman III, Sermon on the Mount

9. "We live in a world of evaluations, assessments, and measurements, but Jesus turns his gaze deeper because he knows that what is measurable can be faked."
- Scot McKnight, Sermon on the Mount

10. "Simple acts are more valuable than extraordinary powers or spiritual gifts. For Jesus there is a categorical difference between charismatic giftedness and the ordinary fruit of love, compassion, and mercy. Perhaps we need to learn to ask ourselves, particularly if we are gifted leaders, if we value our gifts more than love, if we value the performance of a gift for the good of others or the gift of love for the good of others. When Jesus used fruit over against mighty charismatic gifts, he was getting at what mattered most. Do you show love to your neighbors, to your enemies, and to all those who happen to be on your path? Jesus is saying here that if you don’t do the latter, he doesn’t particularly care about your charismatic giftedness."
- Scot McKnight, Sermon on the Mount

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