The Sermon on the Mount: Adultery

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 5:27-30

Exodus 20:14

Did you understand what you read?

  1. From where does this quote come?
  2. Is there anything wrong with this statement or how this statement is being used?
  3. Does this teaching of Jesus imply that the Old Testament contains errors? Why?
  4. Is Jesus recommending self-mutilation in Matthew 5:29-30? What point is he making?

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