These questions have been designed to help make your study of the Book of Matthew practical for you. It is important that you answer these questions honestly, from your heart and not with an intention of impressing anyone with your knowledge.
The Book is divided into 28 chapters. Each chapter is further divided into verses. Questions have been written from each chapter. To answer the question, refer to the verse ("V") in the left hand margin.
The Book of Matthew is a study of the ministry of Jesus Christ as recorded by one of his disciples, Mathew, a Jewish tax collector. Matthew was with Jesus from the beginning of his ministry in AD 30 until Jesus' death approximately 3 years later. Matthew was then one of the first Jews who converted to Christianity when the Church began in approximately AD 33. We will begin with chapter 3.
|V1|| John the Baptist was very concerned about repentance. What does it mean to repent?|
|V10|| What are some examples of good fruit in your life?|
|V1|| What is your concept of the devil (Satan)?|
|V1|| When Jesus was tempted, he depended upon scriptures he knew in the Bible to fight off the temptation. What helps you to fight temptation?|
|V19|| A disciple has a specific purpose. What does it mean to be a 'fisher of men'?|
|V20|| When Jesus called the fishermen to be disciples, what was their response?|
|V21-22|| List the names of any people you either feel angry toward now or still have bad feelings from the past.|
|V28|| What is lust? V30 What sins do you need to cut out of your life today? (For a list of things that are sins, turn to Galatians 5:19-21 and II Timothy 3:1-5)|
|V20|| What is your treasure on earth? |
|V24|| In what ways do you serve both God and money? |
|V33|| What is God's Kingdom? |
|Chapter 7 |
|V5|| Describe 2 situations in which you were a hypocrite in the last week. |
|V13-14|| Why is the road to God narrow if God loves everyone? |
|V24|| What standard have you built your life on? |