Week 4


  • Promulgation of the Reign of God  –  Part 3 (7:1-7:29) and Preaching the Reign of God – Part 1 (8:1-8:34)


“Every major discourse in Matthew’s Gospel ends with a warning to put Jesus’ teaching into practice.” (New Collegeville Bible Commentary: The Gospel According to Matthew by Barbara E. Reid)


  • What verse(s) stood out to you and why?
  • What faults within yourself do you need to work on? (Matthew 7:1-5)
  • What relationship do you have with God?  Do you work hard at maintaining a relationship with Him?  Will He know you on the Day of Judgement? (Matthew 7:13-23)
  • Is your house (your soul) upon a great foundation?   Do you hear Jesus and put his words into practice? (Matthew 7:24-27)
  • How we live our lives and what we tell people influences others.  Are you a “Leper”and spreading sin?  (Matthew 8:1-4)
  • What types of “storms” have you endured?  When they occurred, did you call upon Jesus? (Matthew 8:23-27)
  • Why do you think the townspeople of Gadara begged Jesus to leave? (Matthew 8:28-34
  • Additional Questions found in your study guide or in the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible – The Gospel of Matthew (page 76)

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