Matthew 7 is the final chapter of the Sermon on the Mount. Here are twenty-five sentences that can be starter ideas or just help to fill in a sermon or Bible Study on Matthew 7.
- Be known as a person full of mercy and grace, not as a person full of judgment.
- Choose to look at yourself more critically than you look at others.
- Don’t sit in judgment on those whom Christ has forgiven.
- Beware of the cycle of judgment. You don’t have to return judgment for judgment. You can choose to give mercy.
- Asking, seeking, and knocking are all pursuit words. God loves it when we pursue Him.
- God only has good gifts for His children, and everything God gives to His children is good.
- Our heavenly Father is better than even the best earthly Father.
- Our heavenly Father is the embodiment of our ideal father, and more.
- Pay attention to your expectations of others. Don’t expect more of them than you do of yourself.
- Love your neighbor as yourself.
- The more resistance you face in life, the more likely it is that you are heading in the right direction.
- An easy life almost always leads to the wrong destination.
- The end result of your life will either be destruction or life.
- The majority chooses the wrong path a majority of the time.
- Not all “teachers” are as they seem. Before you pay attention to their words, pay attention to the fruit of their life.
- All the “good doctrine” in the world is meaningless if it doesn’t lead to love and mercy.
- Galatians 5:22-23 outlines the fruit of the Spirit. These fruits should be the outcomes of our life.
- Those who truly know and trust Jesus will bear Jesus’ fruits in their life.
- Fruitlessness leads to the fire.
- If Jesus doesn’t know you, you can’t spend eternity with Him.
- At the final judgment, Jesus will “know” everyone in the Lamb’s book of life.
- The sermon on the mount teaches how to be successful while living on earth.
- Ignoring the words of Jesus leads to collapse when life’s storms hit.
- Jesus isn’t afraid of life’s storms because He controls them and He can use them for our good.
- If you want to know what the foundation of your life is, take a look at your calendar and your bank account.
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