The Sermon on the Mount is a foundational text of Christianity. The Sermon on the Mount and the Sermon on the Plain (Luke 6) are full of instruction, hope, grace, symbolism, and temple themes.
“The Sermon on the Mount and the Sermon on the Plain,” S. Kent Brown, excerpt from The Testimony of Luke, BYU New Testament Commentary
The very real similarities between the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5–7) and the Sermon on the Plain (Luke 6:20–49) have led many students of the New Testament to see these two magnificent sermons as variants of one another.
This post begins with an introduction, the New Rendition (a new version of the Greek text by Eric D. Huntsman), a verse-by-verse commentary, and finally an analysis.
Illuminating the Sermon at the Temple and the Sermon on the Mount, John W. Welch, Foundation for Ancient Research and Mormon Studies, BYU
This book examines the teachings and commandments of the Sermon on the Mount in its Book of Mormon setting—at the Nephite temple, in connection with sacred ordinances of covenant making.
The Sermon at the Temple and the Sermon on the Mount: A Latter-day Saint Approach, John W. Welch, Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Studies, BYU
This book explores the contours of the Sermon on the Mount through its history, language, and temple context. Welch sees the Sermon on the Mount in the context of a sacred temple experience because of its teachings, commandments, and ceremony.
“The Temple, the Sermon on the Mount, and the Gospel of Matthew,” by John W. Welch, a chapter from the book Mormonism and the Temple: Examining an Ancient Religious Tradition, ed. Gary N. Anderson
This article discusses what temple theology is, the phrases in the Sermon on the Mount that are quoted from Psalms, and ceremonial actions that are part of the Sermon.