- After Jesus Christ chose his apostles, he came down the hill and stood on a level place. He gave a sermon to those present.
- The people had come to hear Jesus Christ’s word and to receive healing from their diseases and also for Jesus to exorcise unclean spirits from them.
- He addressed various issues concerning the New Community/ The New Israel.
- The sermon on the plain consisted of five main parts, giving a description of the life of the ‘new people’ of God, i.e.