Matthew 5:1-3

Introduction to the Sermon on the Mount

1 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him,
and he began to teach them.

The Beatitudes

2 He said:
3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Cross References 1

  • 1. ver 10,19; S Matthew 25:34
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