Sermon on the Mount, The: Matthew 5-7

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Jesus' Sermon on the Mount shows us the absolute necessity of the new birth and a regenerated heart. It points us to Jesus himself. And it indicates the way to blessing for Christians-how we can please our heavenly Father.

In this unique addition to his popular commentary series, James Montgomery Boice provides an in-depth look into the Sermon on the Mount found in Matthew 5-7. He explains the meaning of the text verse by verse and relates its ...

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Overview

Jesus' Sermon on the Mount shows us the absolute necessity of the new birth and a regenerated heart. It points us to Jesus himself. And it indicates the way to blessing for Christians-how we can please our heavenly Father.

In this unique addition to his popular commentary series, James Montgomery Boice provides an in-depth look into the Sermon on the Mount found in Matthew 5-7. He explains the meaning of the text verse by verse and relates its concerns to today's world, the church, and the realities of the Christian life.

Boice's clear, practical writing makes The Sermon on the Mount a helpful commentary for a wide range of readers, from serious Bible students to interested laypersons, and helps you understand and apply the truths found in Jesus' teaching. It covers such topics as:

" The Secret of Happiness
" How to Rejoice in Persecutions
" When You Are Angry
" Divorce and Remarriage
" How to Pray
" The Names of God
" How to Defeat Temptation
" Fasting
" Spiritual Discernment

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780801066474
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2006
  • Series: Expositional Commentary Series
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 913,015
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.61 (d)

Meet the Author

James Montgomery Boice (1938-2000) was senior pastor of the world-renowned Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was also the president of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals, the parent organization of The Bible Study Hour, on which Boice was a speaker for more than thirty years.
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Table of Contents

Preface 7
1. The Secret of Happiness (Matthew 5:3-12) 13
2. How to Inherit God's Kingdom (Matthew 5:3) 19
3. Life on Wings (Matthew 5:4) 25
4. God's Gentlemen (Matthew 5:5) 31
5. Guaranteed Satisfaction (Matthew 5:6) 37
6. Three Virtues (Matthew 5:7-9) 43
7. Persecuted for Christ (Matthew 5:10-12) 49
8. How to Rejoice in Persecutions (Matthew 5:12) 55
9. Do You Make Men Thirsty? (Matthew 5:13) 61
10. The Light of the World (Matthew 5:14-16) 67
11. Christ and the Scriptures (Matthew 5:17-20) 73
12. Christ Fulfills the Scriptures (Matthew 5:17-20) 79
13. Have You Earned Heaven? (Matthew 5:20) 85
14. When You Are Angry (Matthew 5:21-26) 91
15. Lust and Christian Marriage (Matthew 5:27-30) 97
16. Christian Marriage (Matthew 5:27-30) 103
17. Marriage and the Home (Matthew 5:27-30) 109
18. Divorce and Remarriage (Matthew 5:31-32) 116
19. For Time and for Eternity (Matthew 5:31-32) 123
20. To Tell the Truth (Matthew 5:33-37) 129
21. Have We No Rights? (Matthew 5:38-42) 134
22. Love Your Enemies (Matthew 5:43-47) 140
23. Perfecting the Saints (Matthew 5:48) 146
24. How to Invest in God's Program (Matthew 6:1-4) 152
25. How to Pray (Matthew 6:5-8) 158
26. Our Father, Our Daddy (Matthew 6:9) 165
27. The Names of God (Matthew 6:9) 171
28. Thy Kingdom Come (Matthew 6:10) 177
29. Your Will or God's? (Matthew 6:10) 183
30. What to Pray For (Matthew 6:11) 189
31. Forgiveness Guaranteed (Matthew 6:12, 14-15) 195
32. How to Defeat Temptation (Matthew 6:13) 201
33. Fasting (Matthew 6:16-18) 207
34. Who Owns Your Possessions? (Matthew 6:19-24) 213
35. Are You Free from Worry? (Matthew 6:25-34) 219
36. Motes, Beams, and Hypocrites (Matthew 7:1-5) 224
37. Spiritual Discernment (Matthew 7:6) 230
38. Our Gracious God (Matthew 7:7-11) 235
39. God's Straightedge (Matthew 7:12) 241
40. The Need for Decision (Matthew 7:13-14) 247
41. Wolves in Sheep's Clothing (Matthew 7:15-20) 253
42. Nominal Christians (Matthew 7:21-23) 258
43. The House on the Rock (Matthew 7:24-27) 264
44. He Spoke with Authority (Matthew 7:28-29) 269
Notes 275
Subject Index 280
Scripture Index 286
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