Category Archives: The Sermon on the Mount

Lord, Lord…

No man is a Christian unless he says “Lord, Lord” to the Lord Jesus Christ. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, p. 518

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Avoid specious arguments…

Must we not all plead guilty to the fact that, though we claim to believe the whole of Scripture, in practice we frequently deny much of it by ignoring it, simply because it does not pander to the flesh, or … Continue reading

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Destination…destination…destination…

The man who does not consider his destination is a fool. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, p. 492

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Neither systematic nor dictated…

In giving us this sacred book, God did not choose to provide us with a textbook of systematic theology, nor a dictated letter. D. A. Carson, Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount; ;and His Confrontation with the World, p. 122

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Yes, wonderful, marvelous… (Lloyd-Jones)

We all know how easy it is to read such a statement, or to listen to an exposition on it, or to read and exposition of it in a book, or to see some great picture which conveys it, and … Continue reading

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Naked and altogether without hope…

There is nothing that so utterly condemns us as the Sermon on the Mount; there is nothing so utterly impossible, so terrifying, and so full of doctrine. Indeed, I do not hesitate to say that, were it not that I … Continue reading

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However wonderful…

However wonderful and beautiful and glorious things may be, they all perish. That is why, perhaps, the saddest of all failures in life is the failure of the philosopher who believes in worshipping goodness, beauty and truth; because there is … Continue reading

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