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What name is given to verses 1-12 of chapter 5

The beatitudes

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What does blessed mean

Inner peace and joy that comes with being with God

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what are the characteristics of the poor in spirit

The oppressed, powerless, those without hope, repentance dependent on God

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What does Meek mean

No malice, gentleness, self-control, and no condensenedess

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What are the steps toward righteousness

1 justification – being right with God - allowed into heaven sanctification – becoming more like God 3 glorification – transformed by God return

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What is an important step to showing mercy

Understanding our own weaknesses and are depending on God

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What is the difference between a peacemaker and a peacekeeper

Peacemaker = action peacekeeper = passive

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Why did Jesus compares followers to salt

Salt preserves and saves meat. the message of Jesus preserves the soul

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Why did Jesus compares followers to light

It shows danger, and leads us in the dark. We should leave the way and show people Jesus.

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What did Jesus say about his mission concerning the law and the prophets

He did not come to abolish them, he came to fulfill it

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Why is the next section of the sermon on the mount called the do attitudes

They are actions that we should all take

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What misconceptions about the law was Christ referring to on the sermon on the mount

Pharisees distorted the original commands

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What does Jesus say about murder

Anger and murder will have the same punishment

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What does Jesus say about adultery

A lustful look is the same thing as adultery

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What does Jesus say about divorce

Divorce only if unfaithfulness happens. One who divorces for another reason and remarries commits adultery

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What does Jesus say about oaths

Don't give oaths. Let your yes be yes and your no be no

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What does Jesus say about retaliation

Don't retaliate. God will judge them

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What does Jesus say about enemies

Love them, and pray for them

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What does Jesus say about giving

Give privately so it comes from the heart, not for show

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What does Jesus say about praying

Pray privately and follow my example of prayer

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What does Jesus say about fasting

Fast in private the purpose of fasting is to get closer to God

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What does Jesus say about money

Store up treasures in heaven instead of on Earth. you cannot serve both God and money. where is your heart?

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What does Jesus say about worry

Seek God's kingdom first, he provides and cares for us

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What does Jesus say about judging

First, correct yourself. be humble

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What does Jesus say about finding

Go through the narrow door. Ask, seek, and knock. We can find, receive, and know

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What does Jesus say about false prophets

By their actions they will be known

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What does Jesus say about foundation

Build your foundation on God and your faith