And seeing the crowds, He went up onto the mountain. When He had sat down, His disciples came to Him (Matthew 5:1).
The traditional location of the Sermon on the Mount, called the Mount of Beatitudes, boasts a beautiful view of the Sea of Galilee from the north. To the east lies Capernaum, the hub of Jesus’s ministry. To the west is Tabgha, the place where (according to tradition) he called his disciples.