Gospel of Matthew | Day Ten
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Read Matthew 18:1-6.
Why would the disciples ask Jesus who is the greatest in heaven?
Why is humility the trait most valued in the Kingdom of heaven?
What does it mean to be humble?
Do you consider yourself to be a humble person? Why or why not?
Read Matthew 18:7-14.
Why is it necessary for temptation to come?
What does Jesus mean by cutting off your hands or feet or eyes for the sake of temptation?
Why would the Shepherd leave the ninety-nine to go after the one?
Jesus cares about the one. Jesus chases after the one.
How then should we care for people? Do you care for people the same way that Jesus does?
Read Matthew 18:15-2.
How does Jesus command us as believers to deal with conflict with brothers and sisters in Christ?
Is this way of handling conflict easy? What makes it difficult?
What makes handling conflict this way worthwhile?
Is there anyone in your life who you aren’t right with? How is Christ calling you to handle the situation?
Why is it a blessing to be together with a brother or sister in Christ?
Read Matthew 18:21-35.
What does Jesus mean by forgiving someone 77 times?
Are there people in your life that you haven’t forgiven? Why should you forgive them now?
Read Matthew 19:1-15.
Why does Jesus hate divorce?
Jesus said that the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to children. What does He mean by this?
Read Matthew 19:16-30.
What was the rich young ruler getting wrong about good deeds? Why did the rich ruler leave sorrowfully?
Why is it difficult for a rich person to enter into the Kingdom of Heaven?
The more we have, the easier it is to believe we are self-sufficient. But self-sufficiency is a lie. To be saved, we have to realize our deep, deep need for Jesus Christ and His grace.