The Sermon on the Mount: True Righteousness and Divine Blessing

God’s eternal blessing rests on those who humbly acknowledge their spiritual need and pursue true righteousness. In part 4 of The King’s Second Year of Earthly Ministry, Pastor Dan Cox reads from Matthew 5:1-16 and Luke 6:19-26.

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Study Notes


Righteousness According to the Pharisees

Righteousness According to Jesus

Context for Our Text

Understanding the Text

  • Promises of Blessing
  • Warnings of Judgment
  • Agents of Salt and Light

Applying the Text

  • Are you trusting in your righteousness or God’s righteousness?
  • Are you seeking happiness as God defines it or as the world defines it?
  • Are you flavorful and bright for God’s glory?