Sermon On The Mount Quotes by Arthur Keith, Matthew McConaughey, Harry S. Truman, Don Marquis, Mahatma Gandhi, John Adams and many others.
We shall never understand the ethical system taught by Jesus unless we realize that he was a Jew, not only by birth, but that he lived and taught as a Jew; the Sermon on the Mount was addressed to his distracted fellow nationals.
When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth.
A person who is fundamentally honest doesn’t need a code of ethics. The Ten Commandments and the Sermon on the Mount are all the ethical code anybody needs.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
I find a solace a in the Bhagavadgita and Upanishads that I miss even in the Sermon on the Mount.
The ten commandments and the sermon on the mount contain my religion.
If people find that controversial then I would just refer them to the Sermon on the Mount.
Modern poverty is not the poverty that was blest in the Sermon on the Mount.
In the New Testament, Thomas Jefferson cut out everything that was mystical, magical, miracle – physically with scissors – and then pasted in all that remained, such as Jesus’s Sermon on the Mount.
The Sermon on the Mount commands me to lay up for myself treasures, not upon earth, but in Heaven. My hopes of a future life are all founded upon the Gospel of Christ.
Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.
If God is not with us, we do not want to continue. If the Sermon on the Mount is simply impractical, our mission work is hopeless. We have no backup plan. We have nothing but Him.
Which passages of scripture should guide our public policy? Should we go with Leviticus, which suggests slavery is OK and that eating shellfish is an abomination? Or we could go with Deuteronomy, which suggests stoning your child if he strays from the faith?
The Sermon on the Mount is not a set of principles to be obeyed apart from identification with Jesus Christ. The Sermon on the Mount is a statement of the life we will live when the Holy Spirit is getting his way with us.
I would like to be a parson on this island. Explain the Sermon on the Mount to ordinary people and let the world be the world.
Powers Hapgood had just come from court because there was some kind of dust-up on a picket line. The judge was so curious about him – coming from a rich family – why he would choose to live as he had. I guess you know what his answer was …”The Sermon on the Mount, sir.” That’s important.
Most people are willing to take the Sermon on the Mount as a flag to sail under, but few will use it as a rudder by which to steer.