Please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanation. The total word count of your writing should be between 750-1,250 words.
1. Select one teaching of Jesus from one of the following Bible verses: Matthew 5:21-24, Matthew 5:43-48, Matthew 6:19-24, Matthew 7:15-23, Luke 15:1-32, John 13:1-17 & 34-35, John 15:1-11. Answer the following questions:
a. What was Jesus’ point in the teaching?
In Matthew 5:43-48, Jesus is teaching that In Matthew 5:21-24, Jesus addresses his followers and states that killing someone is subjected to the judgment. This is a thought, which we all understand in the society because taking someone’s life is directly …show more content…
I grew up in a Christian upbringing. We went to church every Sunday and bible study every Wednesday. When I was a teenager I rebelled against God. I blamed him for all of the wrong that went on in my life. All the suffering and abuse that I went through I blamed God. I never really thought about all of the blessing that he gave me. As a young child I was taught that Jesus was our Savior, he died on the cross for me I only believed because at a young age I was taught by my church and my family. I thank God for this because without him I will forever be lost and confused. He gives me strength when I cannot go on, and through many adversities that I have faced. Proverbs 3:5, 6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. I know that I cannot change the past but I always pray for guidance that God will lead me to my happiness and purpose in life. I trust in him with all my