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Read Matthew Chapter 5:21-48

1. What does Jesus say about being sued in Matthew 5:40?

2. What do you learn from Exodus 22:26-27? How does that compare to what Jesus is saying in Matthew 5:40?

3. What is Jesus referring to when he says “if anyone forces you to go one mile?” (Hint: Roman soldiers)

4. Copy Matthew 5:47. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions.

5. What is Jesus asking his disciples to do in Matthew 5:43-47?

6. What do you learn from Leviticus 19:18? How does it compare to what Jesus is teaching in Matthew 5:43-47?

7. Copy Matthew 5:48. Meditate on this. Record you thoughts and impressions.

8. This holiness standard that Jesus is giving to his disciples is high. It requires a lot of self-examination and reflection on what dwells within us. Ultimately, it is going to take something outside of us. What do you learn from the following verses?
Psalm 26:2

Psalm 139:1-4; 23-24

1 John 3:7

9. What is required to obtain the holiness standard that Jesus is describing according to the following passages?
John 3:3

Romans 6:19

2 Corinthians 5:16-21

James 1:21-27

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Read Matthew Chapter 5:21-48
This section, often known as the “Six Antitheses” are really intended to clarify and extend the commandments to provide a hedge–extending the limits of what was allowable, so that the believer would not come even close to violating a command of God. In addition, Jesus was highlighting the fact that sin really begins in the heart and mind.

1. Review the following scriptures that talk about the relationship between the heart, temptation and sin:
Proverbs 4:23

Romans 13:14

James 1:13-15

In the last study we covered Matthew 5:21-26 which addresses the issue of murder and those who are angry with their brothers. It also covers the situation of one who is not reconciled to his brother.
2. What does Jesus say about litigation in Matthew 5:25-26?

3. What does Jesus say about adultery in Matthew 5:27-32?

4. What do you learn about marriage and divorce from the following verses?
Deuteronomy 24:1-4

Malachi 2:16

Matthew 19:3-10

1 Corinthians 7:10-12

5. What does Jesus say about making vows and oaths in Matthew 5:33-340?

6. Why does Jesus say they should not swear by heaven?

7. Why does Jesus say they should not swear by the earth?

8. Why does Jesus say they should not swear by Jerusalem?

9. Why does Jesus say they should not swear by their own head?

10. Copy Matthew 5:37. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions.

11. What do you learn of oaths from the following passages?
Exodus 22:10-12

Numbers 30:1-15

Numbers 32:9-11

Deuteronomy 6:13

12. How would you summarize or put into one sentence the teaching of Jesus in Matthew 5:38-42?

13. What to you learn from Exodus 21:12-25 about what Jesus is teaching in Matthew 5:38-39? How is Jesus’ teaching different from that of the Torah?

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Read Matthew Chapter 5:1-12

1. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:6? What is their promise?

2. What do you learn from these verses?
Psalm 107:4-9

Proverbs 12:28

Proverbs 21:3

2 Timothy 3:16

3. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:7? What shall they receive?

4. What do you learn from the following verses?
Psalm 18:25

Proverbs 11:17

Proverbs 14:21

Proverbs 21:21

5. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:8? What is their reward?

6. What do you learn from the following verses about the pure in heart?
Psalms 24:3-6

Psalm 73:1

7. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:9? What shall they be called?

8. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:10? What does Jesus say will be theirs?

9. What does the prophet have to say to those who seek righteousness in the following verses?
Isaiah 51:1-8

Isaiah 66:5-6

10. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:11-12? Where is their reward?

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Read Matthew Chapter 5:1-12

1. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:4? What is the promise to them?

2. What do you learn from the following verses about those who mourn (over their sin)?
Isaiah 61:1-3

Isaiah 66:13

John 16:20

3. Who is blessed according to Matthew 5:5? What are they promised?

4. What do the following verses teach about the meek (gentle, sweet-spirited)?
Psalm 37:11

Isaiah 11:4

Zephaniah 3:12

5. What do the following verses teach about the inheritance of the believer?
Ephesians 1:11-12

Galatians 4:4-7

1 Peter 1:4

6. Who are those who have no inheritance with God according to the following verses?
Ephesians 5:5

Galatians 4:30-31

 

 

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