Matthew 4:12-5:1

Talk 9 of 52 in the Series: Matthew 2003-12 St Andrews Cathedral

This series is broken into smaller sub-series. This talk is number 1 of 20 in sub-series ‘Sermon on the Mount’

The next talk in the series is Are You Enjoying The Good Life?


The recording of this talk has unfortunately been misplaced. The audio file used here is a talk on the same passage with the same title from the series Matthew 2012-4 given at Cathedral Bible Study on Wednesday nights at St Andrews Cathedral.


  1. The Popular Sermon
    • the desire to be accepted
    • the success of a movement
  2. Seeing the Crowds
    • why were there crowds?
    • how big were the crowds?
  3. An Overview of Jesus Response to the Crowds 
    • discipleship training
      1. mountain
      2. sat with disciples
      3. “not as their scribes”
    • content of the sermon
      1. persecution
      2. distinctive righteousness
      3. “do not be like them”
      4. the gentiles seek after
    • the conclusion of the sermon
      1. the 2 gates and the 2 ways
      2. the false prophets
      3. entering the kingdom of heaven
  4. How to Fish For Men
    • difference
    • unpopularity
    • crucifixion

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