Bible Application for Reading, Teaching, or Discussion Groups

Matthew Ch. 16  Don’t be clueless: Jesus won’t do all of your thinking for you.

v.1-4  Discern God’s presence with us, and adjust your life and faith accordingly.

v.5-12  Don’t let false doctrine—it’s like leaven—corrupt your understanding of truth.

     Other Application: Remember that God sometimes uses figurative language to instruct us, and look for the spiritual significance of what He is saying.

v.13-20  Discern the true identity of Christ, and confess Him before men.

v.21-23  Look at difficult news or circumstances through the lens of God’s good purposes, and have faith.

v.24-28  Weigh the costs and benefits of following Christ versus following the world.

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