Category Archives: Mat 05-7

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 07:21-29. 23 depart from me, you evildoers.’

Imperative: Mat 07:21-29. 23 depart from me, you evildoers.’ Context:  Mat 7:21 “Not every one who says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 7:15-20. 15 “Beware of false prophets,

Imperative: Mat 7:15-20. 15 “Beware of false prophets Context: Mat 7:15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. Mat 7:16 You will know them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thorns, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 7:13-14. 13 “Enter by the narrow gate;

Imperative: Mat 7:13-14. 13 “Enter by the narrow gate; Context: Mat 7:13 “Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is easy, that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. Mat 7:14 … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 7:7-12. 7,12  “Ask; seek; knock; do so to them

Imperative: Mat 7:7-12. 7,12  “Ask; seek; knock; do so to them Mat 7:7  “Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. Mat 7:12  So whatever you wish that men … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 07:06  “Do not give dogs what is holy; (No imperative)

Mat 07:06 “Do not give dogs what is holy; and do not throw your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under foot and turn to attack you. No imperative is present. This is definitely a command, but does it … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 07:01-05 “Judge not … first take the log out

Imperative: Mat 07:01-05 “Judge not … first take the log out Context:  Mat 7:1  “Judge not, that you be not judged. Mat 7:2  For with the judgment you pronounce you will be judged, and the measure you give will be … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 06:25-34 do not be anxious; look, observe; But seek first his kingdom

Imperative: Mat 06:25-34 do not be anxious; look, observe; But seek first his kingdom Context:  Mat 06:25  “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you shall eat or what you shall drink, nor about your body, what … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 06:22-24 “The eye is the lamp of the body… (No imperative)

Imperative: Mat 06:22-24 (No imperative) Context:  Mat 6:22 “The eye is the lamp of the body. So, if your eye is sound, your whole body will be full of light; Mat 6:23 but if your eye is not sound, your … Continue reading Continue reading

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Mat 06:19-20 “Do not lay up … on earth, lay up … in heaven

Imperative: Mat 06:19-20 “Do not lay up … on earth, lay up … in heaven Context Mat 6:19  “Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust consume and where thieves break in and steal, Mat 6:20  … Continue reading Continue reading

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