January 16, 2016: Daily Bible Reading Commentary for Matthew 5-7
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Commentary: Today’s passage is part of what is more commonly known as the Sermon on the Mount. Jesus begins with the Beatitudes (read our in depth study here), before teaching about the law, clarifying many of common laws applicable to those listening. He also provides instruction on prayer (more here), and explains many Bible teachings, using everyday examples everyone present could understand.
Focus Verses: Reader’s choice! Choose a section that speaks to you and study it carefully. Why does that section speak to you? What is it teaching you?