Matthew 7

Overview

In Matthew 7, the Sermon on the Mount continues.

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Commands List

There are five sets of commands in Matthew 7:

#1. Mat 7:1 “Judge not, that you be not judged.
Mat 7:4 Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’ …
Mat 7:5 You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye

#2. Mat 7:7  “Ask, and it will be given you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
Mat 7:12  So whatever you wish that men would do to you, do so to them; for this is the law and the prophets.

#3. Mat 7:13-14. 13 “Enter by the narrow gate;

#4. Mat 7:15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing

#5. Mat 7:23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me,

DISCERNMENT QUESTIONS
What gets your attention?
What human needs or problems relate to the text?
What is it like to have that problem?
What other resources connect to this idea?
What is the solution suggested in the text, if there is one?
What would a camera see if the solution was implemented in my life, in my family’s life, or in my church or community?
What are the steps that I would take on Monday to implement that solution?

Commands, specific … with Greek vocabulary.

#1. Mat 7:1 Judge not, that you be not judged.

Link to Greek word dictionary:   2919
krinete
κρίνετε  ,
do judge

Mat 7:4  Or how can you say to your brother, ‘Let me take the speck out of your eye,’

Link to Greek word dictionary: 863
Aphes
Ἄφες
Permit that


Mat 7:5 You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye

Link to Greek word dictionary: 1544
ekbale
ἔκβαλε
cast out

#2. Mat 7:7  “Ask, and it will be given you; 

Link to Greek word dictionary: 154
7   Aiteite
7   Αἰτεῖτε  ,
7   Ask

seek, and you will find; 

Link to Greek word dictionary: 2212
zēteite
ζητεῖτε  ,
seek

knock, and it will be opened to you.

Link to Greek word dictionary: 2925
krouete
κρούετε  ,
knock

Mat 7:12  So whatever you wish that men would do to you, do so to them;

Link to Greek word dictionary: 4160
poieite
ποιεῖτε
do

#3. Mat 7:13-14. 13 “Enter by the narrow gate;

Link to Greek word dictionary: 1525
13   Eiselthate
13   Εἰσέλθατε
13   Enter

Mat 7:15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing

Link to Greek word dictionary: 4337
15   Prosechete
15   Προσέχετε
15   But beware

#5. Mat 7:23 And then will I declare to them, ‘I never knew you; depart from me,

Link to Greek word dictionary: 672
apochōreite
ἀποχωρεῖτε
depart you

Comments & Quotes

A DISCIPLE WALK is to follow the disciples from Matthew 1 through John 21, as they learn from Jesus and apply His commands to our lives today.

A series of sermons was preached in 2018 on texts from the Sermon on the Mount, Matthew chapter 5, 6 and 7.
See them here: https://disciplewalk.com/K_Sermons_2018.html

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