CWV 101 RS T4 Mark 8 29 Worksheet - Mark 8:29 Worksheet Name John Pijanowski Course CWV 101 Christian Worldwide View Date Instructor Professor

CWV 101 RS T4 Mark 8 29 Worksheet - Mark 8:29...

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Mark 8:29 Worksheet Name: John Pijanowski Course: CWV 101 Christian Worldwide View Date: April 09, 2017 Instructor: Professor Greene Please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanation. The total word count (including all questions and your answers) should be between 750-1,250 words. 1. Select one teaching of Jesus from one of the following Bible verses (underline passage): Matthew 5:21-24, Matthew 5:43-48, Matthew 6:19-24, Matthew 7:15-23, Luke 15:1-32, John 13:1-17, 34-35, John 15:1-11. Answer the following questions: a. What was Jesus’ point in the teaching? The Bible verse I have chosen is Matthew 5:43-48 in this verse Jesus talks about loving your enemies. These are the specific verses. “43 you have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy’ 44 But I tell you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 that you may be sons of your father in heaven. He causes his son to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous, 46 if you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? 47 And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that? 48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly father is perfect. (NIV) The point Jesus was making in this teaching is that by telling us not to fight back he keeps us from taking the law into our own hands. Instead he wants us to love and pray for our enemies, by

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