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The Sermon on the Mount: Jesus’ Teaching on Divorce

The Sermon on the Mount: Jesus’ Teaching on Divorce

Community Group Study Guide — Jesus’ Teaching on Divorce Matthew 5:31-32 Study Information: In this section of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:21-48), Jesus is showing the gap that exists for most people between their outward actions and inner person. We tend to...

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The Sermon on the Mount: The Eyes and the Heart

The Sermon on the Mount: The Eyes and the Heart

Community Group Study Guide — The Eyes and the Heart Matthew 5:27-30 Study Information: Jesus, in this section of the Sermon on the Mount, focuses on whole person righteousness. The Scribes (teachers of the Law) and Pharisees focused on their own external...

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The Sermon on the Mount: Anger and Reconciliation

The Sermon on the Mount: Anger and Reconciliation

Community Group Study Guide — Anger and Reconciliation Matthew 5:21-26 Study Information: In this section of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:21-48), Jesus is highlighting the difference between the type of righteousness the Pharisees and Teachers of the Law had and...

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The Sermon on the Mount: A Better Righteousness

The Sermon on the Mount: A Better Righteousness

Community Group Study Guide — A Better Righteousness Matthew 5:17-20 Study Information: What kind of righteousness is Jesus calling his follower to have? This question sits behind Matthew 5:17-6:18 as Jesus addresses how to rightly think about the Law of God and...

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The Sermon on the Mount: Living as Salt and Light

The Sermon on the Mount: Living as Salt and Light

Community Group Study Guide — Living as Salt and Light Matthew 5:14-16 Study Information: Imagine hearing Jesus preach the Sermon on the Mount for the first time so you cannot anticipate what’s coming next. You’re a 1st century Jew living as a farmer, fisherman or you...

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The Sermon on the Mount: Blessed are the Persecuted

The Sermon on the Mount: Blessed are the Persecuted

Community Group Study Guide — The Beatitudes: Blessed Are The Persecuted Matthew 5:10-12 Study Information: Matthew 5:10–12 “Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are you when others revile you and...

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