Sermon On The Mount Quotes by Mahatma Gandhi, Kurt Vonnegut, Philip Yancey, Oswald Chambers, Harry S. Truman, Barack Obama and many others.
The Sermon on the Mount…went straight to my heart. I compared it with the Gita. My young mind tried to unify the teaching of the Gita, the `Light of Asia’ and the Sermon on the Mount. That renunciation was the highest form of religion appealed to me greatly.
If it weren’t for the message of mercy and pity in Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, I wouldn’t want to be a human being. I would just as soon be a rattlesnake.
Jesus announced a great reversal of values in His Sermon on the Mount, elevating not the rich or attractive, but rather the poor, the persecuted, and those who mourn.
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.
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.
If people find that controversial then I would just refer them to the Sermon on the Mount.
If we desire rules to govern our spiritual development we turn back to the Sermon on the Mount.
Jesus himself, as the gospel story goes on to its dramatic conclusion, lives out the same message of the Sermon on the Mount: he is the light of the world, he is the salt of the earth, he loves his enemies and gives his life for them, he is lifted up on a hill so that the world can see.
When thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what they right hand doeth.
Conclude not from all this that I have renounced the Christian religion. . . . Far from it. I see in every page something to recommend Christianity in its purity, and something to discredit its corruptions. . . . The ten commandments and the sermon on the mount contain my religion.
No greater blessing could come to our land today than a revival of the spirit of religion. I doubt if there is any problem in the world today — social, political, or economic — that would not find happy solution if approached in the spirit of the Sermon on the Mount.
The ten commandments and the sermon on the mount contain my religion.
… some people cannot bear the truth, no matter how tactfully it is told. No doubt the haughty, the tyrannical, the unmerciful, the impure and the fomentors of discord take a fierce exception to the Sermon on the Mount.
Knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
Ye cannot serve God and mammon.
Do unto others as you would have them do to you, said the rapist.
wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to temptation!