The Sermon on the Mount, Jamie Buckingham says, wasn't actually meant for the masses that had gathered to hear Jesus preach. It was supposed to be a simple teaching session for his disciples.

The Beatitudes, however, became one of the most famous passages of Scripture. Jesus taught what the kingdom of God is all about—service to others, comfort, meekness, righteousness, mercy, peace and even persecution.

In this video devotional, Christian author and pastor Jamie Buckingham explains the significance of Jesus' words in Matthew 5:

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