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Matthew 20:1-34 Questions

Matthew 20:1-34 Questions

THE SON OF MAN CAME TO SERVE AND TO GIVE HIS LIFE Matthew 20:1-34 Key Verse: 20:28 1. What is the theme of this parable (19:30; 1a)? What did the landowner do and what agreement did he make (1-2)? At what other times did he employ workers, and with what agreement (3-7)? What does this show about the landowner? 2. When and how did he pay them all (8-10)? Who grumbled and why (11-12)? How did the owner explain (13-15)?…

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Matthew 19:16-30 Message

Matthew 19:16-30 Message

Jesus Teaches the Way to Eternal Life Matthew 19:16-30, Key Verse: 19:21   “Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’”   In today’s passage a rich young man comes to Jesus and asks the most important question: “What good thing must I do to get eternal life?” But after talking with Jesus, he went away disappointed. It seems like…

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Matthew 19:16-30 Questions

Matthew 19:16-30 Questions

IN ORDER TO GET ETERNAL LIFE Matthew 19:16-30 Key Verse 19:21 1. What did a man ask Jesus (16)? Why did Jesus say that there is “only One” who is good (17a)? What did Jesus tell him to do if he wanted to enter life (17b-19)?   2. What was the young man’s reply to Jesus (20)? What did Jesus tell him to do if he wanted to be perfect (21)? Why did he go away sad (22)?   3….

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Matthew 19:1-15 Questions

Matthew 19:1-15 Questions

THE KING’S TEACHING ON MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE Matthew 19:1-15 Key Verse: 19:6 1. Where did Jesus go and what did he do (1-2)? What question did some Pharisees ask him and why (3)? 2. How did Jesus answer them (4-5; Ge 1:27, 2:24)? What does Genesis 1-2 teach about God’s original design for marriage? Read verse 6. What did Jesus conclude and how did he apply it? 3. How did the Pharisees imply that Jesus’ teachings opposed Moses’ law (7;…

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Matthew 19:1-15 Message

Matthew 19:1-15 Message

THE KING’S TEACHING ON MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE Matthew 19:1-15, Key Verse: 19:6 “So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, let no one separate.” In the last passage, Jesus taught the practical way of the gospel-centered life, dealing with sin in the church. Sin should be dealt with by the truth and love of Christ. When the truth and love of Christ are rejected, the power of forgiveness is the last resolution. In…

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Matthew 18:15-35 Message

Matthew 18:15-35 Message

FORGIVE YOUR BROTHER OR SISTER FROM YOUR HEART Matthew 18:15-35, key verse: 18:35 “‘This is how my heavenly Father will treat each of you unless you forgive your brother or sister from your heart.’” Thank God for abundantly blessing our joint Easter Bible Conference with Triton UBF last week. It was such a blessed conference that no one wanted to leave and everyone looked forward to the next occasion. Now we come back to our Matthew’s gospel study. Today’s passage…

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Matthew 18:15-35 Questions

Matthew 18:15-35 Questions

FORGIVE YOUR BROTHER OR SISTER FROM YOUR HEART Matthew 18:15-35, Key verse 35 1.  What does Jesus tell us to do when we become aware of a sin[1] in a fellow believer (15-17)? What must be avoided when doing this? What should be our aim and goal? What do you think it means to treat a person as a pagan or a tax collector? 2.  What authority did Jesus give the church (17-18; 16:19)? Why is agreeing, praying, and gathering in…

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Matthew 13:53-14:21 Questions

Matthew 13:53-14:21 Questions

“YOU GIVE THEM SOMETHING TO EAT” Matthew 13:53-14:21 (K. V.: 14:16) “Jesus replied, ‘They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.’” 1. After teaching in parables, where did Jesus go and what did he do (13:53-54a)? Why were his hometown people offended and how did Jesus respond (54b-57)? Why didn’t Jesus do many miracles there (58)? 2. How did Herod respond to reports about Jesus (14:1-2)? Why did Herod arrest John (3-5)? What led to John’s…

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Matthew 13:24-52 Message

Matthew 13:24-52 Message

“THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS LIKE…” (Kingdom Parables, Part 2) Matthew 13:24-52, Key Verse: 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” Last week we began to study Jesus’ ministry of parables with the parable of the sower. It showed us that the kingdom of heaven is planted in our hearts through the…

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Matthew 13:24-52 Questions

Matthew 13:24-52 Questions

“THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN IS LIKE…” (Kingdom Parables, Part 2) Matthew 13:24-52, Key Verse: 13:44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field. When a man found it, he hid it again, and then in his joy went and sold all he had and bought that field.” 1. Though a man sowed good seed, what happened to his field (24-28a)? Why didn’t they pull up the weeds (28-30)? What does this suggest about the kingdom of heaven, the…

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