Summary Of The Sermon On The Mount

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According to our father Jesus, one may enter heaven by following the laws and teachings of him. In St. Matthew’s writing, “The Sermon on the Mount”, Matthew explains the teachings of Jesus and how one may enter heaven when their time comes. In order to enter heaven one must live good in the intellectual word as well as the physical world, for the intellectual world is the most important. Jesus tells us, “Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil”(St. Matthew, 5:17). Jesus is here to complete our law by teaching us how to resist evil and live good in the intellectual world. In chapter five of, “The Sermon on the Mount” St. Matthews starts off by talking about jesus’s nine blessings.…show more content…
Matthews talkings about how Jesus thinks people should treat others the way they want to be treated. He states, “Judge not, that ye be not judged.”(St. Matthews, 7:1) and, “for with that judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged”(St Matthews, 7:2). Jesus is saying that if you judge others, you will be judged back. He explains that you shouldn't judge others for their imperfections when you have your own. We see a lot of this happening in today's society. For example, gay marriage. People often judge gays because they find liking the same gender to be “sickening” or “disgusting”. However, Jesus says it’s okay and Jesus says everybody has the right to love whomever they please. As long as you don't commit adultery and be good in the intellectual world, you will be okay.
In this writing, “The sermon on the Mount”, by St. Matthews we see how one may enter heaven and avoid going to hell. We must live good in the intellectual world because to Jesus it is the most important world. We must resist evil by giving kindness to those who persecute us. We must give alms in secret and we must pray in secret to prove to God we are not doing it for the attention. We must not judge others for their imperfections. We must love our father and follow our fathers teachings for which he claims will bring us to
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