The Sermon on the Mount

526 Words Jan 26th, 2018 2 Pages
The stories that stick out to me are, The Sermon on the Mount, the story of the Pharisees trying to trick Christ, and the third is the story of when Jesus fed 5,000 people! All these stories show the power of God and the transparent teachings of Christ. In Mark chapter 7, we find the story of Jesus and His Disciples eating, and they are approached by the Pharisees. The Pharisees goal always was to find fault in Jesus. They Pharisees were more concerned about their cleanliness, than of being in the presence of the Messiah. The Pharisees asked Jesus why He and His disciples were not following traditions. They kept try to trip Jesus by saying His disciples were not eating right and that they fail to follow other traditions. In this story Jesus shares with them that God and the kingdom of heaven, cares more about what is on the inside, than what is on the outside. Sadly, todays reality is that many care more about the outward appearance, rather than whats on the inside. Society is quick to judge a man by his appearance than by what is on the inside. Martin Luther King rebuts society when he said, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” (King, 1963). Even though it was almost two thousand years later when Martin Luther gave this speech, we have made little progress. In…

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