RAISING THE BAR

October 5, 2019 Speaker: Jesse Bradley Series: By Their Fruit

Topic: Relationships Passage: Matthew 5:21–5:26

Main Point 

Jesus sets high standards with accountability and leads you into freedom and healthy relationships 

 

Three Things to Check (Matthew 5:21-26) 

  1. Harshness 
  2. Priorities 
  3. A Sense of Urgency 

 

Life Group Discussion Questions 

  1. What have you learned about conflict resolution? (Ephesians 4:29-32) 
  2. Why does Jesus refer to hell in these verses? (Matthew 5:21-22) 
  3. Have you ever been hiding behind religion instead of bringing honesty into a relationship? (Matthew 5:23-24) 
  4. How can you pursue peace in tense situations? (Matthew 5:25-26) 
  5. Do you have any pet peeves or anger triggers? (Proverbs 12:18) 
  6. How often do you live out these verses? (Matthew 18:15-17) 
  7. How does Jesus want you to treat people and what relationships need to change now? (1 Peter 3:8-11) 

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