Comparing The Sermon On The Mount And The Sermon On The Plain



The striking similarities and the diverse detail between the context of the Sermon on the Mount (Gen. 5-7) and the Sermon on the Plain (Lk. 6:20-49) have raised many questions. The possibility that these separate recordings could be from the same sermon, or they could be the same sermon given to a different audience at a different time.
The two accounts from Matthew and Luke will be analyzed and compared in this paper from literary and historical views. It is to inform of the background of the sermons and those who recorded them. Also to make aware the possibility that Matthew and Luke could have been at the same sermon, or rather Jesus gave the same basic sermon at different times ...

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given for application in our lives (Lk. 6:27-36 Ox.). Loving your enemies is a powerful command of the Lord. When the Lord uses the phrase “love your enemies,” He does not mean to have a good feeling towards them but rather do good to them (Elwell, 814). Both accounts record the same examples of “turning your cheek” and “giving up your cloak.”

“But what I tell you is this: Do not resist those who wrong you. If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn and offer him the other also. If ...

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Added: 6/7/2004 06:20:44 PM
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