Sermon on the Mount

Scripture reference

Matthew 5:1–7:29 (ASV)

And seeing the multitudes, he went up into the mountain: and when he had sat down, his disciples came unto him: 2and he opened his mouth and taught them, saying, 3Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 4Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. 5Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth. 6Blessed are they that hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled. 7Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy. 8Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall s...

Stories

Clifford Harris gladly gave a man his extra pair of shoes (and socks) out of love for the man, not out of a sense of spiritual duty or evangelism strategy.
Ex-convict Suenjai came to Christ and to an amazing understanding of spiritual things through reading and memorizing the Sermon on the Mount.
Beatrice was an eight- or nine-year-old girl who was found dying under a tree from scabies, lice and a bloated belly. And as Heidi took her to the hospital and loved on the poor child, she heard God say to her, "Whatever you do for this little one, you do for Me."
Quaker minister Thomas Chalkley tells an exciting story of his long sea voyage in 1707 through the West Indies and on to England in which he was set upon by pirates several times. But being a pacifist, he would not fight, nor would he be accessory to the death of a person. His weapon was prayer and faith in God, who proved to be the Deliverer in each instance.
Japanese man comes to Christ through reading the Sermon on the Mount.
God led Chandu to read the Sermon on the Mount where he became convinced by the quality of the teachings that Jesus is God, and Chandu became a follower.
The story of evangelist Maurice Reuben living according to The Sermon on the Mount led Rees Howells to faith.
The Sermon on the Mount was the catalyst for Koinonia Farms and Habitat for Humanity.
Clarence Jordan began to memorize Scripture, starting especially with the Sermon on the Mount. The result for him was that he could no longer in good conscience be in the military.
Krishna Pal used the Sermon on the Mount as the basis for his evangelism to Hindus.
A Russian man is brought to Christ after listening to Richard Wurmbrand read the Sermon on the Mount, the passion and crucifixion of Christ, and then the resurrection. He expressed great joy and prayed with delight a simple prayer of repentance.