LO: What does the Sermon on the Mount teach about the Law of Moses?
But I tell you ... The Law said ...
certificate of divorce no divorce
oaths no oaths
an eye for an eye turn the other cheek
love your neighbours love your enemies
The Sermon on the Mount is the teaching of Jesus on how Christians should live. Jesus re-interpreted the Law of Moses to show that Christians should not get angry, should not take oaths and should love their enemies.
a) What is the Sermon on the Mount? (2) b) Outline what the Sermon on the Mount says about the Law of Moses. (6) c) Explain why the Sermon on the Mount is important for Christians. (8) d) “It is impossible to keep the ideals of the Sermon on the Mount.” Do you agree? Give reasons for your opinion, showing that you have considered another point of view. (4)