Matthew 19

Fellowship, Family, and Kingdom Ethics (Mark 10:17-31)

Fellowship, Family, and Kingdom Ethics (Mark 10:17-31)

4 episodes unfold in the sequence of Mark 10:1-31: A discussion on marriage and divorce, a blessing of children, a rich young ruler, and a question from Peter about reward. So what ties all this together?

Questions That Thicken the Plot: Asking the Rabbi (Matthew 19:16-26)

Questions That Thicken the Plot: Asking the Rabbi (Matthew 19:16-26)

In the second of a 3-part series, we go deeper into questions posed to Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew, organizing these questions according to 3 types of people who are asking them: Genuine Disciples, Seekers with Some Interest, and Opponents. Jesus handles questions from each of these groups a little differently. So what can we learn about our questions we bring to God? And what can we learn about how to respond to questions to us, depending on who is asking them?