JESUS: PREACHER, TEACHER, PROPHET, AND SAVIOR
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2018
PART ONE: “THE BEATITUDES”

 

This week we start our study on JESUS: PREACHER, TEACHER, PROPHET & SAVIOR. Please read MATTHEW CHAPTER 5:1-12 and answer these questions:

1. Why is the sermon by Jesus called “The Sermon on the Mount”?

2. What does the word beatitude mean?

3. Why do you think Jesus used the beatitudes in this sermon?

4. Who was in the crowd listening to the Sermon on the Mount?
a. Just Jesus’ disciples
b. Jesus Disciples and others in the crowd
c. Those who were just standing nearby

5. How many beatitudes were there in Jesus’ sermon? Check the correct answer.
a. 12
b. 8
c. 9

6. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 3?

7. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 4?

8. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 5?

9. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 6?

10. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 7?

11. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 8?

12. What do you think is the meaning of the beatitude in Verse 9?

13. Do you think Verse 10 is a beatitude? Why? Why not?

14. After reading the beatitudes, do you think the current US president is blessed?

15. Do you think that the beatitudes taught by Jesus should be followed by Christians today?