Interpretive Essay2 - Caitlin McCurdy Oct. 26, 2006 Matthew...

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Unformatted text preview: Caitlin McCurdy Oct. 26, 2006 Matthew 18:7-9 In todays society and culture, we often dont take the time necessary to develop our own interpretation of scripture. In Matthew 18:7-9, the world is warned of the misery each of us is going to be faced with due to the stumbling block we allow to consume and control our lives. We are commanded to free any obstacle, no matter what it may be, that hinders us from a pure and holy relationship with Jesus Christ. We learn from the theme of Matthew, the Kingdom of God is at hand, that it is vital to rid ourselves of the barriers that get in the way of fulfilling Gods desire and plan for our life. Our earthly body and desires are only temporary and will fade over time, but our eternal beings and purpose is far greater than anything we can accomplish on this earth. The word that Jesus expresses as woe (Matt. 18.7) is used to serve as a forewarning of advice to the world. The world is referring to all men in it who remain outside the kingdom advice to the world....
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Interpretive Essay2 - Caitlin McCurdy Oct. 26, 2006 Matthew...

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