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Mark 8:29 Worksheet

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Please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanation. The total word count (including all questions and answers combined) should be between 900-1400 words. For questions one and two, use a total of one to three resources, in addition to the Bible. Include sources in the reference list at the end of the assignment. If you have your own Bible commentary, you may use that, or use the sources in the “Other Biblical Sources on the Internet” found in the topic materials.

Sample citation:

Keener, C. S. (2011). IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Matthew. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. Retrieved from https://www.biblegateway.com/resources/ivp-nt/toc/

Select one teaching of Jesus from one of the following Bible verses (underline the passage chosen): 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:

What was Jesus’ point in the teaching?

What sort of relevance does this teaching have for other worldviews?

What does this teaching reveal about Jesus?

Identify at least one claim that Jesus made about his nature and/or the purpose of his ministry (such as in Matthew 9:1-8; Matt 9:9-13; Luke 7:18-23; John 5:16-18; John 10:25-38; or John 14:5-11). Underline the passage chosen. What is the significance of this claim?

How would you personally answer Jesus’ question, “But who do you say that I am?” (Mark 8:29 ESV). Describe your own beliefs about Jesus.

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Mark 8:29 Worksheet Name: Course: Date: Instructor: Please address each question below with complete sentences and clear, specific explanation. The total word count (including all questions and answers combined) should be between 900-1400 words. For questions one and two, use a total of one to three resources, in addition to the Bible. Include sources in the reference list at the end of the assignment. If you have your own Bible commentary, you may use that, or use the sources in the “Other Biblical Sources on the Internet” found in the topic materials. Sample citation: Keener, C. S. (2011). IVP New Testament Commentary Series: Matthew. Downers Grove, IL: IVP Academic. Retrieved from https://www.biblegateway.com/resources/ivpnt/toc/ • Select one teaching of Jesus from one of the following Bible verses (underline the passage chosen): 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: • What was Jesus’ point in the teaching? • What sort of relevance does this teaching have for other worldviews? • What does this teaching reveal about Jesus? • Identify at least one claim that Jesus made about his nature and/or the purpose of his ministry (such as in Matthew 9:1-8; Matt 9:9-13; Luke 7:18-23; John 5:16-18; John 10:25-38; or John 14:5-11). Underline the passage chosen. What is the significance of this claim? • How would you personally answer Jesus’ question, “But who do you say that I am?” (Mark 8:29 ESV). Describe your own beliefs about Jesus. References: ...
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Select one teaching of Jesus from one of the following Bible verses (underline the passage
chosen): 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:
What was Jesus’ point in the teaching?
In this teaching, Jesus was talking about false prophets and false disciples. This to
individuals who claim to know and follow him but in the real sense, they do not serve him in
truth and spirit. The issue of false prophets has dependably been a piece of the historical
backdrop of the Christian church (Keener, 2011). The false prophets have ruined the true church
of the lord, and their destructive impact is still a significant challenge to date. In Matthew 7:1523, the Lord Jesus is revealing to His people to be careful with false prophets.
False prophets have become so rampant in the churches today, a disturbing aspect
regarding these false prophets is that apparently, they look precisely like the sheep. On the off
chance that you take a look at them in a group of sheep, it's hard to differentiate and certainly
know that they are wolves, and not sheep. So Jesus is revealing to us that not everyone of that
resembles a sheep is actually a sheep. Christians are portrayed as sheep in the Bible. When Jesus
says false prophets look like sheep, it implies that they resemble Christians. They have Christian
ways of doing things. They communicate like Christians, and the...

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