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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 8:23-9:8

Carefully Think Read through Matthew 8:23-9:8 What are the 3 miracles performed by Jesus in this section? Which verses correspond to each of them? What examples of strong faith do you find in these 3 miracles? What examples of weak or no faith do you find? List all the titles used to address Christ in the passage. Who uses which title? What do you learn about who Ch...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 8:18-22

Carefully Think Read Matthew 8:18-22 What did Jesus command his disciples to do? What motivated him to command this? What does "the other side" refer to? Where is this? How do you know? Where have we seen "scribes" mentioned thus far in the book of Matthew? From these places, what do we know about them, especially in relation to Jesus' ministry? What does the scribe...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 8:1-17

Carefully Think Read Matthew 8:1-17. What are the three specific acts of healing? Note any similarities between the healings in this section. What is different about each one? What sort of people are healed in this section? Why is that significant? Read Leviticus 13 14 for background about the OT view of leprosy and being cleansed from it. What is significant about...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 8-9 & Resurrection Sunday

Carefully Think Read Matthew 8-9. Make a list of who is healed, of what they are healed, how they were healed, is anything about their faith described, and what was the response (if any is listed). What do these chapters teach about what it means to follow Jesus? Find all the references made to Jesus' authority. What do you learn? List all of the titles used to desc...

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REVISED SWBC Snow Schedule for Sunday, March 24

The area is again under a winter storm warning with the brunt of the storm due to hit the area by tomorrow morning, Sunday, March 24. Due to the large amounts of predicted snow the Sunday morning schedule is being revised. All adult Equipping Classes, student Sunday School, children's Sunday School, and 9 am nursery are cancelled. The Sunday Morning Gathering will take pl...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 7:28-29 & Chapters 5-7

Carefully Think Read Matthew 7:28-29. What was the crowd's response to Jesus sermon? Why? What was it about this sermon that separated Jesus' authority from that of the scribes? Who are the scribes? Read back through the Sermon on the Mount - Matthew 5-7. What are the major sections of this sermon and can you summarize each section? What are the themes emphasized ...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 7:24-27

Carefully Think Read Matthew 7:24-27. How does this passage relate to the previous three sections in 7:13-23? Two men who build a house are given as examples. What is similar between the two? What is different between the two men? In this context, what do "these words of mine" (vv 24, 26) refer to? How does this definition of "these words of mine" define what kind o...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 7:21-23

Carefully Think Read Matthew 7:21-23 What is the connection of this passage with the others in this section of 7:13-29? Why would "Lord" be repeated twice in how someone addressed Jesus? What is Jesus saying about himself when he indicates that some are calling him "Lord, Lord?" From reading this passage, when does this interchange between Jesus and a professing bel...

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Preparing for Sunday - Matthew 7:15-20

Carefully Think Read Matthew 7:15-20. What are the characteristics of the False Prophets mentioned? What is "sheep's clothing" referring to? How do you know? Where in their lives(v 15) does the False Prophets "ravenous" nature exist? How does this fit with looking at the external fruit of the False Prophets? What is a False Prophet? What is most important to pay at...

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All Wednesday Evening Activities Cancelled

All activities for Wednesday, February 27, 2013 will be cancelled due to the snow storm. We look forward to seeing you at our Morning Gathering, Sunday, March 3!...

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