26 Aug What Faith Looks Like – Matthew 15:21-28

  Click HERE for a pdf copy of the leader guide. I. The Story   A. An Isolated REGION (Hebrews 11:6; Matthew 15:21; Mark 7:24)   B. An Intense REQUEST (Matthew 15:22)       1. She was a CANAANITE (Deuteronomy 10:17-18)       2. She was a WOMAN (Mark 7:25)       3. She called Jesus LORD and MESSIAH           ...

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05 Aug All My Children – Matthew 14:1-12

  Click HERE for a pdf copy of the leader guide.   A. The Story  A Twisted TETRARCH (Matthew 14:1-2; 2:16; Luke 9:7) An Accurate ACCUSATION (Matthew 14:3-5; Mark 6:19-20; Leviticus 18:14, 16; 20:21) A Perverted PARTY (Matthew 14:6-12)   B. The Application  REMEMBER God’s laws apply to everyone. (Matthew...

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15 Jul The Revealed Jesus – Matthew 12:22-50

  Click HERE for a pdf copy of the leader guide.   Introduction (Matthew 12:14) 1. A doubtful SPECULATION (Matthew 12:22-23; Luke 11:14) 2. A diabolical ACCUSATION (Matthew 12:24; 9:34) 3. A face-to-face CONFRONTATION (Mark 3:23; Matthew 12:25-30; John 8:44; 2 Corinthians 11:14; Acts 19:13-16; 1 John 3:8)  To reject the Spirit of God’s...

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08 Jul Sound Hermeneutics: Don’t Be a Pharisee! – Matthew 12:1-21

  Click HERE for a pdf copy of the leader guide. I. The Disciples’ Alleged TRANSGRESSION (Matthew 12:1; Deuteronomy 23:25; Exodus 20:8-11)    II. The Pharisees’ Condemning ACCUSATION (Matthew 12:2)    III. The Lord’s Stinging REFUTATION (Matthew 12:3)        A. The Pharisees MISAPPLIED SCRIPTURE. (Matthew 12:3-6)  Hermeneutics are principles of INTERPRETATION.        B. The Pharisees had MISALIGNED PRIORITIES. (Matthew...

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