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Discerning Questions Template

S.O.W. QUESTIONSS. What does it say?O. What does it say that I need to obey?W. Who needs to hear this? Generally? Specifically?.DISCERNMENT QUESTIONSWhat gets your attention?What human needs or problems relate to the text?What is it like to have that problem?What other … Continue reading

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Mat 6:5, 6  “And when you pray, go …

Imperative: Mat 6:5  “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites; Mat 6:6  But when you pray, go into your room … and pray to your Father Context Mat 6:5  “And when you pray, you must not be … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:43-48. v. 44 Love … pray … bless (3 imperatives)

Imperative: Mat 05:43-48. v. 44 Love … pray … bless (3 imperatives) Context:  Mat 05:43  “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ Mat 5:44  But I say to you, Love your … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:38-42 v.41 Go … turn … yield … give.

Imperative: There are four imperatives in the context: Go … turn … yield … give. Context:  Mat 05:38  “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’   Mat 5:39  But I … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 5:33-37. v. 37 Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’

Imperative: Mat 5:37  Let what you say be simply ‘Yes’ or ‘No’;  Context:  Mat 05:33  “Again you have heard that it was said to the men of old, ‘You shall not swear falsely, but shall perform to the Lord what … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 5:31-32 ‘Whoever divorces his wife (no imperatives)

No Imperative: Mat 5:31 “It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, Context: Mat 5:31 “It was also said, ‘Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ Mat 5:32 But I say to you that every … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:27-30 v. 29 Pluck … cast … cut. … 3 imperatives.

Imperative: Mat 05:27-30 v. 29 Pluck … cast … cut. … 3 imperatives.   Mat 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and throw it away … Mat 5:30 And if your right hand causes … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:21-26 v.22, 24, 25: Go, be reconciled, offer, be agreeing

Imperative: Mat 05:21-26 v.22, 24, 25: Go, be reconciled, offer, be agreeing Mat 5:24  leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift. Mat 5:25  Make friends … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:17 “Think not that I have come to abolish (no imperatives)

Imperative: No imperative verbs are present. Context:  Mat 05:17  “Think not that I have come to abolish the law and the prophets; I have come not to abolish them but to fulfill them. Mat 5:18  For truly, I say to you, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 05:13-16 v. 16 “Let your light so shine before men

Imperative: Mat 05:13-16 v. 16 “Let your light so shine before men Mat 05:13  “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except … Continue reading Continue reading

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