Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Matthew chapter 3’

Read Matthew Chapter 4
1. What happened after Jesus’ baptism according to Matthew 4:1?

2. How long had Jesus been fasting when Satan (the devil/tempter) came to Him?

3. What do you think was His physical state?

4. Why would the devil wait and come to Jesus at this time?

5. What application can you make from this timing to your own struggles? When is spiritual warfare (battles against the flesh and temptation) most likely to come?

6. What is the tempter’s question to Jesus in Matthew 4:3?

7. How does Jesus respond in Matthew 4:4?

8. Where does the tempter take Jesus next according to Matthew 4:5?

9. What does he ask of Jesus in Matthew 4:6?

10. How does Jesus respond in Matthew 4:7?

11. What does the devil show Jesus according to Matthew 4:8?

12. What does he say to Jesus according to Matthew 4:9?

13. How does Jesus respond in Matthew 4:10?

14. Copy Matthew 4:11 here. Meditate on this. Record your thoughts and impressions here.

15. What did Jesus use to “battle” the enemy in this passage? Explain how he did this.

16. Read and meditate on 1 John 2:15-17. How does the passage in 1 John relate to the temptation of Jesus. What further insight into Jesus’ temptation does it give us?

17. What do you learn from the following verses?
Psalm 18:30

John 1:1-3

Ephesians 6:17

2 Timothy 3:16-17

Hebrews 4:12

Hebrews 11:3

It is our desire to help you grow in your knowledge of Adonai and His Word. If you are looking for additional information and/or materials, please visit our website at RootedinHisWord.org and our Facebook page. 

34857624_201435477340473_855160484356161536_n

Read Full Post »

Read Matthew Chapter 3
1. What does the phrase “in those days” refer to in Matthew 3:1?

2. What do you learn about John the Baptist in the following verses?
Mark 1:1-10

Mark 6:14-29

Luke 1:57-66; 80

3. What do these prophecies of John the Baptist add to your understanding of his life and mission?
Isaiah 40:2-4

Luke 1:67-79

4. How is John described in Matthew 3:4?

5. Who was coming to see John according to Matthew 3:5?

6. What was John doing at the river Jordan?

7. Where in Israel is the river Jordan located?

8. What other important events in the history of the Jewish people took place at or around the Jordan River?

9. What does John say to the Pharisees and Sadducees in Matthew 3:7-10 when they came for baptism?

Going deeper: Who are the Pharisees? Who are the Sadducees?

10. What is the nature of the baptism John is doing according to Matthew 3:11? Of the one who is coming?

11. Copy Matthew 3:12 here. Meditate on this record your thoughts and impressions. Review Jeremiah 15:3-9, the passage from which John quotes this prophecy of destruction. What is John’s meaning by using this prophecy?

12. From where is Jesus coming when He comes to John at the Jordan according to Matthew 3:13?

13. What is John’s reaction when Jesus comes to John to be baptized in Matthew 3:13-14?

14. Why do you think John responded that way to Jesus’ request to be baptized?

15. How does Jesus respond in Matthew 3:15?

16. Why do you think Jesus insisted on being baptized by John? Provide scripture if you can to support your response.

17. What happened when Jesus came up out of the water according to Matthew 3:16-17

18. What do you learn from the following verses?
Psalm 2:7

Isaiah 42:1

Hosea 11:1

19. Consider these other references to God speaking from heaven. What observations can you make?
Nehemiah 9:12-14

Psalm 18:12-14

Jeremiah 51:16

Daniel 4:31

20. What application can you make to your own life from Matthew chapter 3?

It is our desire to help you grow in your knowledge of Adonai and His Word. If you are looking for additional information and/or materials, please visit our website at RootedinHisWord.org and our Facebook page. 

34857624_201435477340473_855160484356161536_n

Read Full Post »

Read Isaiah Chapter 40
1. How does God comfort His people in verses 1 to 2 of Chapter 40?

Read Matthew chapter 3
2. How does this passage connect to Isaiah 40:3? What stands out to you?

Read Mark 1:1-8
3. How does this passage connect to Isaiah 40:3? What stands out to you?

Read Luke chapter 3
4. How does this passage connect to Isaiah 40:3? What stands out to you?

Read John 1:19-28
5. How does this passage connect to Isaiah 40:3? What stands out to you?

6. Why do you think this prophecy is mentioned in all 4 gospels?

7. What is going to happen in this time according to Isaiah 40:4?

8. What do the following verses teach?
□ Isaiah 45:1

□ Psalm 107:15-16

9. What is going to be revealed according to Isaiah 40:5? Why?

10. What is being said of man in Isaiah 40:6-8? How is that contrasted to the Word of God?

11. What do you learn from the following verses about the Word of God?
□ Psalm 105:8

□ Psalm 119:89, 160

□ Psalm 1 Peter 1:23, 25

12. What are the good tidings that God has for Jerusalem in Isaiah 40:9-11

13. What do you learn from the following verses?
□ Ezekiel 34:23

□ Ezekiel 37:24

□ Micah 5:4

□ John 10:11, 14

□ Hebrews 13:20

□ 1 Peter 2:25

□ Revelation 7:17

14. What point is the author making about God in Isaiah 40:12-26? What are some of the things that impress you from this passage?

15. In a very well-known passage Isaiah 40:28-31, Isaiah paints a wonderful picture of our God. Can you picture your self in that passage? Who are you? The one with no strength? The weak? How did God fulfill this promise to you?

16. What does Isaiah 31 say about those who wait on God?

17. What do you learn from the following verses?
□ Psalm 27:14

□ Psalm 37:7, 9

□ Lamentations 3:25-26

18. What application can you make to your own life from this encouraging chapter of Isaiah?

P1010367

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: