The book Studies in the Sermon on the Mount is simple to read and gives many examples of living the Christ-like life. It is a comprehensive study filled with many soul searching examples for healing, growing, and living a life in Christ. Each chapter is full of topics for meditation and the book is a must for any home or church library. Lloyd-Jones had a masterful command of scripture. Don't be overwhelmed with the two volume size of the book. You won't want to put it down! It is an outstanding book!
Be ready to cry! It will touch your life dramatically! I believe other than the Bible itself; this book has changed my life more than any other book I have ever read. It made me examine my heart as I cried through each chapter, causing me to re-evaluate my motives in all I do. No other author of our time has affected my life as Martyn Lloyd-Jones.
I have purchased multiple copies of this book giving them to friends and family. After reading this book I began reading Lloyd-Jones's other works and I now purchase every book I can get my hands on. You will not regret reading this book. If it doesn't touch your life as it did mine I will be immensely surprised.
We gave our last copies as gifts to friends and re-ordered 4 more to give away in the future. Any book and sermon by MLJ is a true feast on GOD's Word. My wife had said that each time she finished reading a chapter, She didn't once think think that it was a waste of time. GOD has richly used this book to feed my soul. I highly recomend it!!!
Dr. Lloyd-Jones presents an easy-to-read analysis of the Sermon on the Mount and yet does not sugar coat the message. He gives insightful examples and the end result is a deep conviction of how God desires our lives to be lived. Reading this gives a better understanding of Christ' words but does not leave us satisfied with our current character. Onward and upward...all to the glory of God!
There are not many books you could open and read ANY page and find unusual insight and helpful faith-building words. This classic work fits that esteemed category. Passages which have bewildered me for decades are explained with unequalled precision. Get this volume. You'll be very thankful you did!
This is one of the most powerful books I've read!!
May 25, 2011
Beware this book is not for everyone. If you have been given this book or are ready to read it, it is only because God desires you to have a closer walk with him. The insight can only be from the Holy Spirit and it will force you to take a long look at yourself and the faith you profess. Be encouraged!!