- Introduction: “A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text.”
- Why The Sermon on the Mount?
- Socio-Historical Background
- Oral Tradition historical Highlights
- The weight of the socio-historical context of the oral tradition
- Jesus’ Critique of the Oral Tradition
- What is Jesus really saying about being judgmental?
- How do we assess sin without being judgmental?
Verses to Study:
2 Thessalonians 3:6