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Sermon on the Mount #2

(Matthew 6-7)
(Synopsis: §§60-76, pp. 56-64)

  1. Who does Jesus say that we should let know about the charity (alms) we give? (§60)

  2. Why do the hypocrites (actors) love to pray in the synagogues and on the street corners? (§61)

  3. When does God know what we need? (§62)

  4. What three requests does Jesus begin His model prayer with that relate to glorifying God? (§62)

  5. What one request for material blessings does Jesus teach His disciples to pray for in His model prayer? (§62)

  6. What three requests for spiritual blessings does Jesus teach His disciples to pray for in His model prayer? (§62)

  7. Who is supposed to know when Jesus's disciples fast? (§63)

  8. Where and why are Jesus's disciples to lay up treasures? (§64)

    Note: a sound eye, healthy eye, single eye (depending upon the English translation being used) is a Jewish idiom for being generous; on the other hand, a wicked or evil eye is an idiom for being stingy and/or selfish.

  9. With the above note in mind, how does Matthew 6:22-23 relate to verse 24? (§§65-66)

  10. What two examples does Jesus give to show that God will take care of His followers? (§67)

  11. What does Jesus say that His disciples are to seek first in their lives? (§67)

  12. Thought question: Who will judge the person who judges another and what standard will be used? (§68)

  13. What humorous analogy does Jesus give to show the danger of judging someone else when the one judging has faults? (§68)

  14. What three things does Jesus say one should do to receive? (§70)

  15. What analogy does Jesus use to show that the Father in heaven will give good things to those who ask Him? (§70)

  16. In what words does Matthew record the golden rule? (§71)

  17. What analogy does Jesus use to show that the majority of people will not find the road to life? (§72)

  18. How does Jesus say that false prophets can be identified? (§73)

  19. Will everyone who calls Jesus "Lord" enter the kingdom of heaven? Who does Jesus say will enter the kingdom of heaven? (§74)

  20. On the day of judgment, what will Jesus say to evildoers who did miracles and prophesied in His name? (§74)

  21. What analogies does Jesus use to describe those who do what He says and those who do not do what He says? (§75)

  22. Why were the crowds astonished at the teaching of Jesus? (§76)


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