“And seeing the multitudes, He went up into a mountain: and when He was set, his disciples came unto Him: And He opened his mouth, and taught them, saying…”
“Man thought to rise above law. God, the Lawgiver, comes down and honors the law by coming under it. Christ is at once the eternal Lawgiver and the Subject of the law and the Perfect Exhibition of it.”
John ‘Rabbi’ Duncan
Order of Contents 14+
The Early Church 1
Expositions of the Lord’s Prayer 63+
The Early Church
Augustine – Our Lord’s Sermon on the Mount 134 pp. in Works, ed. Dods, vol. 8
Tyndale, William – Exposition of Chs. 5-7 of St. Matthew’s Gospel 115 pp.
Luther, Martin – Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount
Horneck, Anthony – Several Sermons upon the 5th of Matthew, being part of Christ’s Sermon on the Mount, vols. 1, 2 d. 1697
Horneck was a reformed Anglican.
Perkins, William d. 1602
White, Thomas – The Sum of Practical Divinity Practiced in the Wilderness & Delivered by our Savior in his Sermon on the Mount, being observations upon the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth & Seventh Chapters of St. Matthew 1653
Gardiner was an Anglican. This commentary is on Matt 5:13-7:29.
Fuller, Andrew – Exposition of the Sermon on the Mount 1833 21 pp. in Complete Works in 2 vols., vol. 2, pp. 86-107
Tholuck, August – Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount 1860 440 pp.
Tholuck (1799–1877) was a conservative, German liberal.
“An exhaustive treatment which provides a comprehensive survey of the older literature. Of little value today.” – Cyril J. Barber
Trench, R.C. – Exposition on the Sermon on the Mount, drawn from the writings of St. Augustine 4th ed. 1886
*** “…Students will do well to read also Trench’s ‘Sermon on the Mount.’ We do not always agree with this author, but we always learn from him.” – Spurgeon
Meyer, F.B. – The Directory of the Devout Life: a Commentary on the Sermon on the Mount 1904 201 pp.
Meyer (1847–1929) was an English, baptist pastor who wrote numerous, very good devotional works.
“An old, devotional, and somewhat simplistic study of the Sermon on the Mount. Suggests enlightening applications of spiritual truths.” – Cyril J. Barber
Pink, A.W. – An Exposition of the Sermon on the Mount 1951
“A thorough exposition containing an abundance of practical material.” – Cyril J. Barber
Lloyd-Jones, Martin – Studies in the Sermon on the Mount Buy 1959 585 pp. 30 expository sermons as preached from the pulpit
“Careful and thorough expository messages. Weak on interpretation. Helpful for its application. Preachers will find this set helpful.” – Cyril J. Barber
Boice, James – The Sermon on the Mount Buy 1972
“An exposition unfolding the dimensions of the Sermon and relating its message to modern living.” – Cyril J. Barber
Ferguson, Sinclair – The Sermon on the Mount: Kingdom Life in a Fallen World: Living out the Sermon on the Mount Buy 1988
The Lord’s Prayer Mt. 6:9-13