Following Christ: Negotiating the Hazards
Text: Matthew 6:16-21
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- What was the Jewish custom of fasting (16-18) supposed to express? When is it still appropriate? When does it go wrong?
- What is verse 19 telling us? In your imagination, what would happen if all believers took Jesus’s directions seriously? What would be the local impacts, for example?
- When we are too preoccupied with feathering our nests (beyond accommodating our real needs), what does that say about us, according to Jesus?
- What is the concept of ‘Christian capitalism’, as de ned this morning?