The Beginning of the Sermon on the Mount

51 Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up on a mountainside and sat down. His disciples came to him,

Matthew Henry's Commentary on Matthew 5:1

Commentary on Matthew 5:1-2

(Read Matthew 5:1-2)

None will find happiness in this world or the next, who do not seek it from Christ by the rule of his word. He taught them what was the evil they should abhor, and what the good they should seek and abound in.