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The True Mark of a Christian  (Matthew 5:43-48)

 

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Making disciples through the mutual ministry of

redemptive relationships 

Text: Matthew 5:43-48

Sermon Title: The True Mark of a Christian  

Date: December 30, 2018 

  1. What are you looking forward to most in 2019? What are you looking forward to the least?
  2. Who are your personal enemies (please share only with discretion and wisdom)? For what reason(s) do you perceive them as your enemy?
  3. Who are the enemies of the gospel and the Church that you are aware of?
  4. Read Ephesians 2:1-10. You were God's enemy before you were his friend. How did He treat you whenyou were his enemy?
  5. In what ways do you have opportunity to love the person/people you mentioned in question #2? How would the Lord lead you to pray for them specifically?
  6. What makes the above application so difficult and/ or risky for you?
  7. How can we love and pray together for the person/people you listed in question #3? What makes this so difficult and risky for us?
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On Turning the Other Cheek (Matthew 5:38-42)

 

Community Group Discussion Questions

Making disciples through the mutual ministry of

redemptive relationships 

Text: Matthew 5:38-42

Sermon Title: On Turning the Other Cheek

Date: December 16, 2018 

  1. What’s the most meaningful Christmas gift you’ve ever received?
  2. What is your favorite Christmas tradition now?
  3. What do you do to try to keep Christ in Christmas?
  1. Carefully read Deuteronomy 19:16-21. To whom was the instruction “eye for an eye” given? How were the teachers wrongly applying this principle?
  2. What do you think was the positive intent of this law as given in this passage? How could it protect the accused as well as the accuser?
  3. Why do believers struggle to follow the instruction Jesus gives about turning the other cheek, going the extra mile, giving to the one who begs from you, and not refusing the one who would borrow from you?
  4. What is accomplished by doing these actions? What is risked?
  5. Have you ever wronged someone that did not retaliate and seek vengeance but loved you instead? If so, how did this impact you?
  6. Is there someone toward whom you are afraid or unwilling to practice non-retaliation? How would Jesus instruct you to respond to the person’s insults or persecution?
  7. Is there someone toward you are reluctant to practice giving or lending? How would Jesus instruct you to loosen your grip on your stuff?

 

 

 

 

 

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