• Ultimate Choices Media Resource by

    Matthew 7:13-29

    Jesus closes the Sermon on the Mount by revealing that He is the only way and our sure foundation. In this final lesson, Dr. Ferguson teaches us how judgment has eternal significance and is essential when determining which way to go, from whom to learn, and on what to build our lives. View Resource

  • Condemnation and Discernment Media Resource by

    Matthew 7:1-12

    Judge not, that you be not judged” is the most misunderstood teaching from the Sermon on the Mount. In this lesson, Dr. Sinclair Ferguson clarifies what Jesus truly meant within the greater context of applying the wisdom of God to our lives. View Resource

  • The Cure for Our Anxiety Media Resource by

    Matthew 6:19-34

    Our understanding of God, or the lack thereof, can either be the cause or the cure for our anxiety. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson expands on the illustrations that Jesus uses to teach about the gospel cure for our anxiety—knowing our Father View Resource

  • Scribes, Pharisees, Hypocrites Media Resource by

    Matthew 6:1-18

    Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ live in marked contrast from the Pharisees, as true righteousness is for God’s glory, not our own. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson develops on how knowing God as Father is the essential remedy for pharisaical hypocrisy. View Resource

  • Love Your Enemies Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:43-48

    We are called to love our enemies in such a way that we point to the love of our Savior. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson expands on how Jesus has taught us to love our enemies as the children of a generous heavenly Father. View Resource

  • Living the Reconciled Life Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:38-42

    The reconciliation that we have with God through Jesus Christ changes the way we live in the world and in eternity. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson explains the illustrations that Jesus uses to teach us how to live a life that always points to Him. View Resource

  • The Meaning of the Law Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:21-32

    The scribes and Pharisees attempted to make God’s law easier by adding to it. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson explains how Christ corrected their misinterpretations of God’s law and emphasized the Christian life as one shaped by reconciliation and the gospel. View Resource

  • The Fulfillment of the Law Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:17-20

    Jesus Christ came to fulfill the law of God and enable us to keep it. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson covers the ways in which Jesus has fulfilled the law and the ways in which He taught His disciples to live by it. View Resource

  • The Beatitudes Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:2-12

    Jesus begins the Sermon on the Mount by defining the transformed life. In this lesson, Dr. Ferguson describes the personal characteristics of the Christian and how others will be able to recognize Jesus Christ through them. View Resource

  • Life in the Kingdom Media Resource by

    Matthew 5-7

    Jesus Christ preached with the authority of the promised coming King. In this introductory lesson, Dr. Ferguson places the Sermon on the Mount in the context of Matthew’s gospel and summarizes its content and implications. View Resource

  • The Beauty of Being Blessed by God Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:2-12

    In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus provided us with what we call the Beatitudes. Each of them begins with the term “blessed.” But what exactly does it mean to be blessed? In this message, Dr. Sproul begins a study on the Beatitudes, teaching us “The Beauty of Being Blessed by God.” View Resource

  • Blessed are the Peacemakers Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:9

    In a fallen world, peace is not easy thing to achieve. It is easy to demand peace from our government and military leaders, but what price are people willing to pay for peace in their own personal conflicts with others? What does authentic biblical peace look like in the lives of Christians? What does it take to be a peacemaker in the Kingdom of Heaven? In this message, Dr. Sproul considers this and discusses the cost and the rewards of being a peacemaker, while pointing us to our ultimate example. View Resource

  • Blessed are the Persecuted Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:10-12

    Down through the ages, up to this day in many parts of the world, Christians are persecuted for nothing more than proclaiming the good news of the gospel. Not all of us are called to die for our faith, but Jesus promised that persecution will come to His people. Are you being persecuted for your faith? If not, then why not? Dr. Sproul teaches us what true persecution is and why some receive it while others don’t, in this message entitled “Blessed are the Persecuted.” View Resource

  • Blessed are the Meek Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:5

    Perhaps your idea of meekness has elements of subservience and weakness attached to it. If those connotations come to your mind, then your idea of meekness does not match a quality perfectly exemplified in the Lord Jesus. What does it mean to be meek? How much strength does it take to be meek? In this message, Dr. Sproul teaches us what it means to be meek and how meekness should be manifested in the lives of the children of God. View Resource

  • Blessed are the Merciful Media Resource by

    Matthew 5:7

    Isn’t it amazing that the only One qualified to withhold mercy is the One who most richly gives it? How are we to live in light of that fact? Did Jesus leave us with any real life examples of how to be merciful and forgiving? In this message entitled “Blessed are the Merciful,” Dr. Sproul takes us back to the day when religious leaders came to Jesus with a woman caught in adultery. View Resource