Matthew 7:13-29 Questions

Matthew 7:13-29 Questions

PUT JESUS’ WORDS INTO PRACTICE Matthew 7:13-29, Key verse 24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.” 1. What does Jesus tell his disciples to do and why (13-14)? What does it mean that one path is broad and the other narrow? How do Jesus’ teachings in this sermon thus far imply these two ways of life? 2. What characterizes a false prophet…

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Matthew 7:1-12 Questions

Matthew 7:1-12 Questions

THE GOLDEN RULE OF THE KINGDOM Matthew 7:1-12 (K. V.: 7:12) “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” 1. What should we avoid doing and why (1)? What does it mean to judge? Why is this difficult to practice? How will we be judged (2)? 2. What does Jesus’ illustration in 3-4 suggest about how we judge others? What are some examples of “specks”…

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Matthew 7:1-12 Message

Matthew 7:1-12 Message

THE GOLDEN RULE OF THE KINGDOM Matthew 7:1-12 (K. V.: 7:12) “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” Last week, we learned where to store our treasures and what to do with our worries. Jesus says wherever we store our treasures is where our heart is. He then asks us to store our treasures in heaven where our heavenly Father has established a heavenly…

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Matthew 6:19-34 Questions

Matthew 6:19-34 Questions

SEEK FIRST HIS KINGDOM Matthew 6:19-34, Key verse: 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” 1. Where should we not store up our treasures and why (19)? What does it mean to store up treasure in heaven and how can we (20)? How are one’s treasure and heart related (21)? 2. How does Jesus relate healthy and unhealthy eyes1 to light and darkness (22-23)? How is this…

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Matthew 6:19-34 Message

Matthew 6:19-34 Message

SEEK FIRST HIS KINGDOM Matthew 6:19-34, Key verse: 6:33 “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” Last week we learned to practice the life of righteousness through giving, prayer and fasting. But Jesus warned us that we must not do these things to gain people’s recognition. If we do that, we will have no reward from God. We prayed to live before God and seek God’s reward. While…

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Matthew 6:1-18 Message

Matthew 6:1-18 Message

OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN Matthew 6:1-18, Key Verse: 9 “This, then, is how you should pray: ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.’” In the last passage, Matthew 5:17-48, we learned that Jesus did not come to abolish the law but to fulfill it, not by the written code but from the heart, through repentance and acceptance of his forgiveness, until we understand the heart of God who shines the sun not only on the righteous but also on the…

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Matthew 5:17-48 Message

Matthew 5:17-48 Message

JESUS CAME TO FULFILL THE LAW (Sermon on the Mount Part 2) Matthew 5:17-48 (K. V.: 5:17) “‘Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish them but to fulfill them.’” Thank God for blessing the ISBC 2018 abundantly! Thank God also for blessing our children’s program at the ISBC! Now that we have tasted the glimpse of God’s kingdom through the ISBC, it is the time for us…

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Matthew 5:1-16 Questions

Matthew 5:1-16 Questions

BLESSED ARE… (Sermon on the Mount Part 1) Matthew 5:1-16, Key verse: 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” 1. What did Jesus do when he saw the crowds and his disciples (1-2)? Read verses 3-12, the Beatitudes. What does “blessed” mean? Who does Jesus say is blessed and why? How does this contrast with the world? 2. Read verse 3. What does it mean to be poor in spirit? Why are they…

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Matthew 4:12-25 Message

Matthew 4:12-25 Message

JESUS SAYS, “COME, FOLLOW ME” Matthew 4:12-25, Key Verse: 4:19 “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” Through the last passage, Matthew 4:1-11, we learned how Jesus was tempted by the devil and overcame to start the history of victory before the beginning of his messianic ministry. Without Jesus, there is no true victory over the devil. Thank God for Jesus who won the victory so that we can be conquerors over everything, sin, the devil and…

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Acts 27 Questions

Acts 27 Questions

GOD’S GRACE IN THE STORM Acts 27:1-44, Key Verse: 27:24 “…and said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul. You must stand trial before Caesar; and God has graciously given you the lives of all who sail with you.’” 1. Read verses 1-8. What was their destination? Who was with Paul on board? Who was in command? Describe and trace the journey to Fair Havens. (What is the “lee”?) 2. Read verses 9-12. What was Paul’s warning? What reasons are given for…

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