Sticks and StonesPosted on 30 Jul 2012, by Kingdom-Life Disciples: Virtues, Values & Valour in
Matthew 6:1-18 challenges the establishment to examine their motives in three acts of piety—giving, prayer, and fasting. Matthew 6:19-34 challenges the anxious and covetous heart and calls for radical trust in the goodness and generosity of God for His own. Matthew 7:1-12 challenges the judgmental spirit that fails to examine oneself before judging another. Matthew 7:13-27 challenges the disciple to consider the choice of obedience or disobedience that he/she makes in view of Jesus’ teachings through the use of three analogies.