And seeing the multitudes, he went up into a mountain: and when he was set, his disciples came unto him. And he opened his mouth, and taught them, saying,
This section of Scripture begins with what is known as the “Sermon on the Mount”. Jesus went upon a mountain, with His disciples, and began to teach about being an ideal citizen of His kingdom. Jesus opened His teaching with blessings and continued on with principles to equip us to live the right way. Both the blessings and principles are to be read, studied, and applied to our lives.