Early in His ministry, Jesus presented a sermon that offered a dramatically new way to understand God. The initial audience was exclusively Jewish, but the ultimate audience was the world. Therefore, God preserved this particular message in the Bible, in great detail, so that every generation could hear what Jesus had to say. In this lengthy sermon, Jesus talks about the things we value…the things that “religion” values…and the things that God values. He helps us see life from God’s perspective by sharing with us the basic ethics and practices of the......